Body Found in Susquehanna River Near Shady Nook Boat Launch

HUMMELS WHARF – An investigation continues after a body was found in the Susquehanna River Saturday afternoon. State police in Stonington say the body of an unidentified white male was discovered in the river in Northumberland County just after 3 p.m.

Emergency responders were initially called to the scene for a water rescue at the Shady Nook boat launch in Snyder County, but police say the area where the body was found is considered Upper Augusta Township in Northumberland County.

Cause of the death is still unknown. Assisting State police at the scene were Selinsgrove boat rescue, Shamokin Dam police, and the Northumberland County coroner.

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