Body found in the Susquehanna River near Sunbury



SUNBURY – The investigation continues after a body was found in the Susquehanna River near Sunbury Wednesday morning. A boater spotted the body against the bank under the Edison Bridge and called police.

A mountain bike was caught in the trees over the side of the bridge. State police at Stonington called in the Forensic Services Unit from Montoursville barracks to assist with the investigation.

Northumberland County coroner James Kelley says an autopsy is scheduled for 8 a.m. Thursday at Lehigh Valley Hospital. Police are not speculating as to the man’s cause of death or the circumstances surrounding the incident. The man’s identity has yet been released.

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Asst. coroner James Gotlob

Asst. coroner James Gotlob

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