Body found near Fort Necessity; state police investigating
State police are investigating the death of a man whose body was discovered early Sunday morning in a pond at a men’s drug and alcohol recovery home near the Fort Necessity National Battlefield in Wharton Township.
The body of Michael James Cameron, 21, who was a patient at Another Way Inc. of 708 Nelson Road, Wharton, was found by another patient at 7:30 a.m., state police at Uniontown said. The pond is located between the facility and the road, state police at Uniontown said.
Police did not reveal Cameron’s hometown.
The investigation is continuing pending an autopsy and the results of toxicology tests, police said.
Fayette County Coroner Dr. Phillip E. Reilly could not be reached for comment.
Another Way is one of 10 facilities in Fayette County listed by the state Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs on its drug and alcohol treatment service provider network.
Sonya Mowr, listed by the state as the director of Another Way, could not be reached for comment Sunday night.