Local Man’s Death Likely A Suicide

Photo courtesy Ocean County Prosecutor's Office

OHIO TOWNSHIP, PA. – Authorities are reporting the death of a Little Egg Harbor man found in the Ohio River a suicide.

The 48-year-old man, an employee in the Southern Regional School District, was found face down at the Emsworth Lock and Dam on the Ohio River around 10:35 p.m. New Year’s Eve. He was pronounced dead at the scene, the Allegheny County Pennsylvania Police Department said in a statement.

Both police and the school district confirmed the man’s identity as Drew Camoosa. The district said in a statement he had been on medical leave since last January.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Allegheny County Police Tipline at 833-255-8477. Callers can remain anonymous.