Skeletal remains identified as 81-year-old Pa. man

EAST LACKAWANNOCK, Pa. - December 25, 2012

Donald Lee Mariacher had been missing since July 13. Dental records and other information was used to identify him.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that Mercer County coroner J. Bradley McGonigle III has ruled the death accidental and cited environmental exposure as the cause. The coroner also said Mariacher's Alzheimer disease was a contributing factor in his death.

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