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Update: Lancaster County Coroner's Office identifies body found along Susquehanna River

The body was discovered by a kayaker at about 12:22 p.m., police say. It was identified Wednesday as that of Delmar Cornelius King, 33, of Harrisburg.
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MARIETTA, Pa. — Update, 3:05 p.m. (May 5): The Lancaster County Coroner's Office has identified the body as that of Delmar Cornelius King, 33, of Harrisburg. 

After an autopsy, the coroner's office determined the cause of death was freshwater drowning. The manner of death will be determined following the investigation conducted by the coroner's office, Harrisburg Police and Susquehanna Regional Police.

Previously

For the second time in as many days, police are investigating after a body was found along the shore of the Susquehanna River.

On Monday, workers at the York Haven Hydro Station discovered the body of 32-year-old Ashley Dawn Taylor, of Newport, Perry County, according to Susquehanna Regional Police.

On Tuesday, another body was found along the river, this time on the shore near the Riverfront Park Northwest Trail in Lancaster County by a kayaker, according to Susquehanna Regional Police. 

The body, which police have not yet identified, was found around 12:22 p.m., police say.

The Lancaster County Coroner's Office took custody of the body and will perform an autopsy to determine cause of death.

Anyone with information regarding a missing person that may be related to this area is asked to contact SRPD at 717-426-1164.

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