UPDATE: Body Discovered in Lehigh River Identified

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LOWER TOWAMENSING TOWNSHIP — State police said a body was discovered in the Lehigh River in Carbon County Sunday afternoon.

Troopers said some kayak tour guides noticed the man’s body in the water around 2 p.m. in the Bowmanstown area.

On Tuesday, state police identified the victim as Avery Ziegenfus, 22, of Jim Thorpe.

Troopers said the details surrounding the death do not appear suspicious.


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