According to the Times News, a body has been found in a wooded area in Newkirk. The coroner has been called to the scene Friday evening.
Newkirk is an unincorporated community near Tamaqua.
UPDATE (11:30pm) - The body has been identified as Joseph Hartranft, 54 of Newkirk.
Hartranft had been sought after running from police earlier this week.
Hartranft reportedly died of a self inflicted gun shot wound.
Story for Hartranft being sought