Coroner: Sunbury body is a man
SUNBURY — A body found in Sunbury Tuesday has been confirmed to be a man. According to Northumberland County Coroner James Kelley, the body found in the 200 block of Catawissa Avenue is believed to be a man in his 40′s. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Sunbury police continue to investigate. Chief Stephen Mazzeo said, “Our officers responded to the report of a deceased person. It is under investigation. We’ve requested the state police assistance and we’ve requested their forensics unit to process the scene… At this point we are treating it as a suspicious situation.”
Kelley said an autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday at 8:00a.m. at Lehigh Valley Hospital. Sunbury Police, state police and forensics units continue to investigate. Police say the public is not in any danger. (Codi Jade/Sara Bartlett)