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Body of man, 61, missing since Tuesday found in river near Monessen |

Body of man, 61, missing since Tuesday found in river near Monessen

Tom Davidson
Lonzo Gardner

The body of a man missing since Tuesday was found Saturday morning in the Monongahela River near the Donora-Monessen Bridge in Westmoreland County, the office of the coroner said.

Lonzo Gardner, 61, of Monessen, was found by a dive team about 11:45 a.m., said Kenneth Bacha, Westmoreland County’s coroner in a news release issued Saturday.

Authorities were seeking information about what led up to Gardner’s demise.

They’re asking people to call the Monessen Police Department at 724-684-4620.

Police didn’t immediately respond to requests for further information.

Tom Davidson is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Tom at 724-226-4715, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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