State Police Tip Line: 1 (866) 326-7256

Two Dead After Incident in Lehigh River

carb drowning

WEISSPORT — A grandmother and her grandson are dead after an incident in the Lehigh River on Friday.

Police said Wanda Wentz, 49, of Lehighton saw her seven-year-old grandson in distress in the river, and tried to help him.

She slipped on rocks and drowned.

The boy was taken to the hospital where he died early Saturday morning.


Related Stories


Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 32,694 other followers