By: KDKA-TV News Staff

ELCO, Pa. (KDKA) – On Sunday morning, a homeowner in Washington County noticed something strange.

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Just after 10:30 in the Borough Of Elco, the person called 911 when they noticed a person unresponsive in the Monongahela River and entangled in debris.

The body was about eight feet off of the bank of the river.

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The Roscoe Fire Department brought the body to the river bank and now Pennsylvania State Police are investigating.

The Washington County Coroner identified the body as 69-year-old Joseph Passafiume.

Passafiume’s cause of death is currently under investigation.

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