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Body Found near Mount Carmel

MOUNT CARMEL TOWNSHIP -- Investigators spent hours in a wooded area off Route 54 in Mount Carmel Township on Wednesday.

State police and township police were on scene collecting evidence. The Northumberland County coroner was there, as well.

The coroner tells Newswatch 16 a man's body was discovered in the area, which is a narrow road through the woods connected to a series of trails.

It's an area locals say is popular with people riding ATV's.

Officials will only say at this point that they are investigating a death.

An autopsy has been scheduled.

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