DUNCANSVILLE, Pa. (AP) – A man fleeing police has died after jumping into a rain-swollen river in Pennsylvania.

Police responded to a report of a domestic dispute in Blair County on Wednesday when they say 37-year-old Jeremy Ross fled the scene clad only in boxer shorts.

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Officers pursued Ross on foot when they say he jumped into the Frankstown Branch of the Juniata River. Police say they attempted to rescue Ross, but he refused to surrender.

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His body was recovered hours later.

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