Body found in Delco creek was missing man Gerald Christopher

Pictured: Gerald Christopher

June 16, 2011 2:43:06 PM PDT
The Delaware County medical examiner tells Action News that a body found in a creek on Wednesday was that of missing personal trainer Gerald Christopher.

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.