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Perryopolis Man Found Dead At Ohiopyle

March 7th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

A man’s body discovered in a wooded area near the Youghiogheny River in Ohiopyle State Park on Sunday apparently died of accidental drowning. People in the area discovered the body and alerted park rangers around 4pm Sunday afternoon. The Fayette County Coroner’s office identified the deceased as Paul Baluch of Perryopolis.  The case remains under investigation by the Pennsylvania State Police, though no foul play is suspected.