UPDATED: Body Found in Bala Cynwyd

The body has not yet been identified, as of 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

Updated 4:30 p.m.

A body was found shortly before noon Thursday by bridge inspectors in Bala Cynwyd, Lower Merion Township spokesperson Tom Walsh told Patch.

The body was found near the former Connolly Container site on Righters Ferry Road, under the Schuylkill Expressway at the edge of the Schuylkill River, Walsh said. When police arrived on scene shortly after the discovery, they searched the immediate area by the river and also above on the Schuylkill Expressway.

Police described the body as that of a white male in his 30s, Walsh said.

The cause of death is under investigation. An autopsy will be performed on the body, which is now in possession of the Montgomery County coroner, according to Walsh.

Police have not identified the man, and it’s not yet certain how long the body has been there, Walsh said.

Patch will update this story as more information becomes available.


Lower Merion police are on scene investigating the discovery of a deceased body near the Schuylkill River in Bala Cynwyd, township spokesperson Tom Walsh told Patch around 1:20 p.m. Thursday.

Main Line Times is reporting that the specific site is the former Connolly Container site at the end of Righter Ferry Road.

Patch will update this story as more information becomes available.


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