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Body found in Lockport


Fri, May 22nd 2015 01:15 pm

On Thursday at about 2 p.m., City of Lockport streets workers contacted the Lockport Police Department and stated they located a body in a wooded area behind Wide Waters Marina on Market Street while they were working on a sewage drain.

Lockport Police arrived on scene and observed a deceased male lying in the wooded area.

The Niagara Falls Police Department's crime scene unit and the Lockport Fire Department assisted officers.

Identification was at the scene; the coroner's office is attempting to make notification to the next of kin.  Therefore, the name of the deceased is being withheld at this time.

A cause of death is not yet known. An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.

Once the investigation is complete further information will be available.

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