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UPDATE: Death investigation underway in Luzerne County

Police say they found a body during a welfare check in Larksville Thursday night.

LARKSVILLE, Pa. — A death investigation is underway in Luzerne County. Police have been on scene for hours.

State police tell Newswatch 16 they arrived at a home in Larksville around 8:30 p.m. Thursday for a welfare check.

When they arrived, they found a body. That person's name has not been released or how they died.

State police and members of the Pennsylvania Game Commission moved to the Nanticoke bridge on Friday morning.

Investigators are not saying if this is connected to the death investigation but the police presence here is very similar to what we saw Thursday night in Larksville.

This is a developing story; check back for updates.