Body found in South Whitehall Township

SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP, Pa. - November 16, 2011

The body was found in a remote area of Applewood Drive in South Whitehall Township on November 1st at about 8:30 a.m.

An autopsy was performed on November 2nd and the death was ruled a homicide. Detective Scott Grim says the cause of death was a gunshot wound to the body.

The victim is being described as a white male between 18 and 30-years-old, 6'1" to 6'3", and weighing 160 - 170 lbs. The victim was wearing eye glasses, a plaid shirt, and had purple and black checkered socks.

Anyone with information is asked to contact South White Hall Township Police Detective Tom Gersbach or Lehigh County Homicide Task Force Detective Lou Tallarico at 610-437-5252 or the Lehigh County Coroner's Office at 610-782-3426.

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