The headless body was found, along with a noose, around 10:00 a.m. in the Crum Creek behind the Crum Creek condos in Nether Providence.
The M.E. said late Thursday afternoon that the cause of death is suicide by hanging.
Christopher, a 45-year-old from St. David's, disappeared early on June 1st.
Police and family members say Christopher was acting strange in the days before he vanished.