Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Body of Missing Minersville Woman Found Wednesday Afternoon

A woman that had been reported missing from Minersville was found dead on Wednesday afternoon.

According to Minersville Police, Linda Polachek, 59, of Minersville had been reported missing after she was last seen Saturday morning when she left her residence to walk to the Rite Aid at the Kings Village Plaza.

Since then, police and her friends have been searching for her whereabouts.

Their search led them to the wooded area in Branch Township near Kings Village where her body was found Wednesday just before 3:00pm.

The Schuylkill County Coroner's office was also called to the scene, the investigation is still ongoing.   More details as information becomes available.