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Body found floating in Pennsylvania creek

September 9, 2018

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a person whose body was found floating in a northeastern Pennsylvania creek.

Police and emergency responders in Wilkes-Barre were called to Mill Creek in the city’s Miners Mills neighborhood just before 5 p.m. Friday.

Officials said the body was recovered about an hour later amid rainy and muddy conditions in the steep terrain.

Deputy coroner Dan Hughes said police and the Luzerne County coroner’s office are investigating.

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