Friday, September 15, 2017

Body of 94 Year Old Man Found in Pond Thursday

The State Police are investigating a death in South Manheim Township.

According to the State Police at Schuylkill Haven, the body of a 94 year old man was found in a pond of Meadow Drive in South Manheim Township on Thursday afternoon.

Police believe the death is not suspicious but are unsure how he ended up in the water.

State Police are still investigating.

UPDATE:  According to the Republican Herald, the man has been identified as Edward Shamonsky and the death has been ruled accidental.  Originally we reported that the man was from Pottstown, that information was incorrect, we apologize for the error.

Update from the Republican Herald
http://republicanherald.com/news/drowning-death-ruled-accidental-1.2243547

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