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Body found in Luzerne County

The body was found in the area of McDonald Street in West Nanticoke Saturday.

LUZERNE COUNTY, Pa. — It's a mystery in Luzerne County. A body was found. Who is it, and how did he die?

The discovery was made Saturday afternoon. The autopsy was done on Sunday.

Everything right now is pointing toward 49-year-old Brian Rogozinski from Nanticoke.

He disappeared on August 11, and his family has been searching for weeks.

The body was found over an embankment near McDonald Street in Plymouth Township. Rogozinski had been spotted in that area.

According to the Luzerne County coroner, the body was badly decomposed. He cannot make a positive identity. He also cannot establish a cause and manner of death.  

The coroner added police are working to help make a positive ID.

Even though there are so many unknowns, the coroner says there is nothing to indicate the death is suspicious at this time.

Crews were out searching again for him when the body was discovered, but positive identification is pending further investigation in Luzerne County.

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