Police Investigating Body Found in Beech Creek

By Mallory Lane

Published 01/16 2014 06:12PM

Updated 01/16 2014 06:17PM

BEECH CREEK, CENTRE COUNTY - A body is found in a local creek and now police are trying to figure out what happened.

State Police at Lamar say a pedestrian walking along the Beech Creek Veterans Memorial Bridge on Route 150 at the Centre/Clinton County line discovered the body lying partially on the bank around 1:30 Thursday afternoon.

Details are limited at this time.

Area water rescue teams recovered the body. Police will not release the gender of the person or say whether or not the death is suspicious.

Police say an autopsy is scheduled to determine the cause of death.

Check back for updates.

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