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Police are actively searching a local creek Monday, investigating a homicide after finding the partial remains of a man.

HAMILTON, JEFFERSON COUNTY - Police are actively searching a local creek Monday, investigating a homicide after finding the partial remains of a man.

A Forensic Team from Mercyhurst is now assisting with the investigation.

Search crews spent Sunday night combing the Mahoning Creek in the Village of Hamilton.

It is in Perry Township, Jefferson County, just west of Punxsutawney.

State Police would only describe the victim as an unknown white male.

They did not say how he died.

The Jefferson County Coroner, Punxsutawney Fire Department Water Rescue/Dive Team, and Perry Township Volunteer Fire Department are all assisting in the search.

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