Person Finds Badly Decomposed Body on Delaware River Island

A strange discovery was made along the Delaware River Friday afternoon.

A boater discovered a body around 3 p.m. on Little Tinicum Island off of Tinicum Township, Delaware County – the island sits in the middle of the river near Philadelphia International Airport. The island has no roads and isn't connect to either Pennsylvania nor New Jersey.

Police quickly arrived to investigate. They said there were no signs of foul play but they won't know an exact cause of death until an autopsy is completed.


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Investigators didn’t immediately reveal any more details about the body.

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