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Man Found Deceased At Delaware Canal


Credit: Upper Makefield Police Department/Facebook

A 73-year-old man from Langhorne was found dead at the Delaware Canal in Upper Makefield.

Police said the man was found deceased at the canal in the 1000 block of Taylorsville Road around 10:25 a.m. on Thursday.

The man’s death does not appear to be suspicious and authorities were working to alert his family of his passing, police said.

Firefighters with boats and police were initially called to the canal for a report of a man in the water.


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Tom Sofield

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Tom Sofield has covered news in Bucks County for five years for both newspaper and online publications. In 2012, Tom was honored at the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association Foundation's Keystone Press Awards for his coverage of President Obama's visit to Falls Township in 2011. When he's not covering news in the area, Tom enjoys checking out the newest restaurants and bars, exploring forgotten places of industry in the area, going to local parks and spending time with his friends and family. If there's one thing you should know about Tom, he is a local news junkie through and through. Email: tom@newtownpanow.com Phone: 215-431-1001