Missing woman found dead in Riverside


POINT TOWNSHIP – A Riverside woman missing since Monday has been found dead in Point Township.  Northumberland County Coroner James Kelley tells us 75-year-old Joyce Kotzen was found in the Susquehanna River near Splash Magic Campground in Point Township around 6:50 p.m. on Thursday.


She was transported to Lehigh Valley Hospital for an autopsy.  Kelley says her death does not appear to be suspicious in nature.  Riverside police say Kotzen’s body was found by personnel in a state police helicopter.  A boat search was then conducted and she was found.  A truck driver had reported that he spotted the woman standing along the river bank in Riverside on Monday morning.  Police do not know how Kotzen ended up in the river.  (Ali Stevens)

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