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Update: Body found in Susquehanna River identified

The body was discovered by a fisherman in the river near Koser Park in Conoy Township on Jan. 15, police say.
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LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. — UPDATE (Jan. 23): The body of a man found in the Susquehanna River was identified as 36-year-old Benjamin M. Shambaugh of Mechanicsburg, according to the county coroner's office.

Shambaugh's cause of death was determined to be from freshwater drowning, while the manner of his death is still pending, officials said.

PREVIOUS: Police in Lancaster County are investigating after a body was found in the Susquehanna River Friday morning.

The body was found by fishermen in the river near Koser Park in Conoy Township at about 10:21 a.m., according to Susquehanna Regional Police.

The unidentified male body was turned over the Lancaster County Coroner's Office for examination, police say. At this time, a cause of death has yet to be determined.

Anyone with information in regard to the case is asked to contact Susquehanna Regional Police at (717) 426-1164.

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