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State Police Investigate Homicide After Hunters Find Body in Woods

BEAR CREEK TOWNSHIP — State police are investigating a homicide after two hunters found a woman’s body in the woods near the Francis Walter Dam in Luzerne...

BEAR CREEK TOWNSHIP -- State police are investigating a homicide after two hunters found a woman’s body in the woods near the Francis Walter Dam in Luzerne County.

Troopers said the woman’s body was found off White Haven Road in Bear Creek Township just before 6 p.m. Monday.

Investigators said the woman had dark grayish hair, but they have not released any other identifiable features or why they are considering this a homicide.

There is no word how long the woman’s body was there.

Troopers ask anyone with information that could help identify the victim to call state police at 570-697-2000.