QuickNews: Unidentified Body Found in Sawkill Creek

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Superintendent John J. Donahue announced this afternoon that the body of a white male estimated to be in his mid-to late 20’s was discovered by a group of fishermen in the Sawkill Creek near the Mott Street Bridge at around 2:15 pm on Monday. The body was recovered by National Park Service rangers and was turned over to the Pike County Medical Examiner and Coroner at approximately 4:15 pm.

The cause of death has not yet been released and is still under investigation. The victim’s identity is also under investigation. Anyone with information that might lead to the identification of the victim is asked to call the NPS 24-hour emergency communications center at (570) 426–2457.

Additional information will not be released by MilfordNow without confirmation by the NPS or the Pike County Medical Examiner and Coroner.

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