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Body found in Susquehanna River near York Haven Hydro Station identified

The woman who was found was Ashley Dawn Taylor, 32, of Newport, Pa.
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YORK HAVEN, Pa. — Update, 5/4, 10:47 a.m.: The Lancaster County Coroner’s Office has identified the remains of the body found in the Susquehanna River on May 3. The woman who was found was Ashley Dawn Taylor, 32, of Newport, Pa.

An autopsy will be conducted on May 5 to determine the cause of death.

Circumstances surrounding the death remain under investigation by Susquehanna Regional Police, the Lancaster County Coroner’s Office and Pennsylvania State Police, Newport.


Susquehanna Regional Police are investigating after a body was found in the Susquehanna River Monday morning.

Officers were notified by officials at the York Haven Hydro Station Plant that a body had been found at about 9:43 a.m., police say. 

The Lancaster County Coroner's Office was dispatched to the scene and took possession of the body, which has not yet been identified.

Anyone with information regarding any missing person is asked to contact SRPD or the Lancaster County Coroner's office with information. 

Please contact SRPD at 717-426-1164.

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