MANOR TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WHTM) — A missing Lancaster County woman who was reported missing on Sunday was found dead in the Susquehanna River on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Lancaster County Coroner.
The body of 69-year-old Barbara Whitsel was found on Tuesday afternoon near River Road and Penn Street in Manor Township, Lancaster County, the coroner, and fire officials say.
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The Blue Rock Fire Commissioner said about six boats were on the river looking for the woman while another group searched the train tracks and a state helicopter searched from the air.
According to the Lancaster County Forensic Center, Whitsel died from freshwater drowning.