Body Found in Loyalsock Creek Identified by Coroner

A body found floating this morning (Monday, July 14, 2014) in Loyalsock Creek near Sandy Bottom has been identified.

Lycoming Coroner Charles Keissling announced that a 54 year old man, Richard Kowker, from Schnecksville, PA, apparently slipped and fell striking his head and landed in Loyalsock Creek which lead to his drowning. The investigation is ongoing.

It is thought that Mr. Kowker was fishing at the time of the incident. He reportedly had fishing gear with him. 

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