Body Is Found In Water Near East Stroudsburg Walmart

November 28, 2018

The Monroe County coroner was dispatched to East Stroudsburg on Tuesday night on a report a body was found in water along a railroad track near a Walmart, officials said. The body was reportedly found about 6 p.m. near Lincoln Avenue in the borough. Stroud Area Regional police also were sent to the scene to investigate the death. Stroud Area police Sgt. John Vogt said the dead person was noticed by someone walking by. Late Tuesday, he said he still had no other information on who died. “I can only confirm that a body was found,” Vogt said. “Our chief will be putting out a press release tomorrow.” Coroner Thomas Yanac was on the scene. Police, firefighters and other emergency workers focused their attention on a drainage pond southeast of the Walmart. fwarner@mcall.com 610-820-6508  

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