Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Police have identified the body that was discovered floating in the Wissahickon Creek on Saturday.
Police have identified the body of a man found in the Wissahickon creek on Saturday as 33-year-old Roxborough resident David Taundi, 6ABC News reports. Philadelphia Police Spokeswoman Officer Christine O'Brien told Patch on Saturday that the body was found floating near Lincoln Drive and Ridge Avenue in East Falls. According to ABC News, Taundi went missing after an early morning car crash on Dec. 16 in the 5200 block of Henry Avenue. For more information please click on the link: here.
Saturday, February 16, 2013
Philadelphia Police now say the body pulled from the Wissahickon Creek was a man.
Philadelphia Police and the medical examiner's office are investigating a body found floating in the Wissahickon Creek in near where the creek flows into the Schyulkill River. Philadelphia Police Spokeswoman Officer Christine O'Brien tells Patch the body was found floating near Lincoln Drive and Ridge Avenue in East Falls. Police say the body, believed to be an as-yet-unidentified male, was discovered in the water at 2:02 p.m. and pronounced dead at 2:18 p.m.. The medical examiner's office is working to determine the cause of death. O'Brien tells Patch the medical examiner's office is conducting an investigation and further details may be released Monday afternoon once an autopsy is completed. Check back with Patch for updates on this …