Police Identify Body Pulled From Delaware River as Missing Philly Teen

Pamela Flores Missing Frankford Teen

Officials have identified a girl who was found dead in the banks of the Delaware River in Northeast Philadelphia late Wednesday morning as Pamela Flores.

14-year-old Pamela Flores was last seen Oct. 27 around 8:15 a.m. when she left her home to go to Frankford High School but never arrived.

Her family said Pamela's backpack and cellphone were found in the vicinity of the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge, which is about a 3-mile walk from the school.


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The medical examiner made the announcement Thursday afternoon, ruling the death a suicide caused by drowning.

SUICIDE PREVENTION: If you or someone you know needs help, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.

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