2014-05-01 / Front Page

Body Recovered from River at Meshoppen

First responders at the scene of where a body was found along the riverbank in Meshoppen. Photo by Cain ChamberlinFirst responders at the scene of where a body was found along the riverbank in Meshoppen. Photo by Cain ChamberlinState and local police would not comment on details regarding a body found about 10 feet offshore in the Susquehanna River at Meshoppen not far from the intersection of Route 6 and Canal Street near where the Meshoppen Creek flows into the river.

The body was found today, Thursday, May 1 just after 4 p.m.

According to police scanner conversations, the body was spotted by a person on a passing train.

It’s speculated the body could be Thomas Yates, who was reported to have fallen from the bridge in the early morning hours on Sunday, March 30.

More information as it becomes available.

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