Body recovered from Manayunk canal; foul play not suspected

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Water search after report of missing person in Manayunk
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Watch the report from Action News at 11 p.m. on August 6, 2018.

MANAYUNK (WPVI) -- A woman's body has been recovered after a water search that began Monday night in the Manayunk section of Philadelphia.

Rescuers responded to a report of a person in the water around 10:30 p.m. near Main and Lock streets.

Marine units and police searched the area, eventually pulling a woman's body from the water around midnight.

Philadelphia police say this appears to be a suicide, and foul play is not suspected.

A purse and slippers were found on the bank of the canal.


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