PERRY TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — Crews spent Wednesday night and early Thursday morning searching for a man who disappeared in the Youghiogheny River.

Josh McKenna, 26, of Charleroi, went missing near the Layton Road area of the river in Perry Township, Fayette County.

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Witnesses say he went into the river to retrieve a girl’s football and never resurfaced.

A body was pulled from the Yough River early Thursday morning.

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According to the medical examiner, the body is that of McKenna.

No other details have been released.

Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.

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