Body Found in woods near Locust Gap

MOUNT CARMEL– A body was found Wednesday in Mount Carmel Township, Northumberland County. The Daily Item reports a man’s body was found in the woods along Route 901 just east of Locust Gap. There is not much information being released, but Northumberland County Coroner James Kelly did confirmed it is a death investigation. Kelly says an autopsy of the body is pending.

Northumberland County Communications dispatched Mount Carmel Township police to the scene just before noon Wednesday. State Police troopers and  Northumberland County Adult Probation assisted at the scene. Law enforcement officials would not comment on if the death is considered suspicious.

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