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Monroe County man dies of apparent drowning

By 69 News, follow: @69news, news@wfmz.com
Published On: Jul 22 2013 12:25:06 PM CDT
Updated On: Jul 23 2013 04:39:36 AM CDT
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STROUD TWP., Pa. -

A Monroe County man died Sunday after apparently drowning in Brodhead Creek.

Monroe County Coroner Bob Allen said Anthony Luvando, 24, from East Stroudsburg, was found in the water around 2 p.m. by someone else in the creek.

Allen said Luvando had been in the creek for at least a day.

Luvando's mother had reported him missing Friday night.

He was pronounced dead at the scene at 3:13 p.m.

Allen said a forensic autopsy will be performed at Lehigh Valley Hospital on Tuesday to determine if Luvando suffered any other injuries.

The death is currently being treated asĀ  an apparent drowning," according to Allen.

Stroud Area Regional Police are also investigating.