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Body pulled from Ohio River near Emsworth Locks and Dams

Emily Balser
| Monday, December 31, 2018 1:21 p.m
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Water flows through the Emsworth Lock and Dam along the Ohio River as photographed from Neville Island on Tuesday, March 29, 2016.

A man’s body was pulled from the Ohio River near Emsworth on Monday morning.

Allegheny County police said in a news release that Ohio Township police and paramedics responded to the Emsworth Locks and Dams around 10:30 a.m. and found a man floating face down in the river.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Police said the man had been tentatively identified, but have not publicly released his name. An investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Allegheny County Police Tipline at 1-833-255-8477. Callers can remain anonymous.

Emily Balser is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Emily at 724-226-4680, emilybalser@tribweb.com or via Twitter @emilybalser.

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