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Body pulled from Lehigh River in Easton

Published On: Jul 20 2013 11:08:10 AM EDT   Updated On: Jul 21 2013 10:35:20 AM EDT
Lehigh River in Easton

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.