Body of Fisherman Found in State Forest

PLUNKETTS CREEK TOWNSHIP — The coroner in Lycoming County said a body found near Barbours was 54-year-old Richard Kowker from Schnecksville.

Officials said they believe the victim was fishing when he slipped and fell, hitting his head. He then ended up in Loyalsock Creek.

A teenager found the body Monday at the Loyalsock State Forest stream access area off Route 87 in Lycoming County.

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