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Body pulled from Lehigh River in Easton

By 69 News, follow: @69news, news@wfmz.com
Published On: Jul 20 2013 10:08:10 AM CDT
Updated On: Jul 21 2013 09:35:20 AM CDT
Lehigh River in Easton
EASTON, Pa. -

Boaters made a gruesome discovery Saturday morning.

Fishermen along the Lehigh River in Easton discovered 25-year-old Joshua Perira's body in the water, officials said.

Easton Fire Department Capt. Kevin Arnold said the man was found around 7:30 a.m.

The body was pulled from the river near the city boat launch on Larry Holmes Drive.

Officials have not said if the death is suspicious or not, but an investigation is on-going.