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Missing man found dead in Northampton County

Missing man's body found

UPPER MT. BETHEL TWP., Pa. - A 32-year-old man who was last known to be riding a dirt bike Tuesday was found dead in a heavily wooded area of northern Northampton County Saturday night.

The body of Kevin Woolf was recovered by a search and rescue team in Upper Mount Bethel Township, according to the Northampton County coroner.

The cause and manner of death are pending an autopsy.

Saturday evening, a stretch of Route 611 between Portland and Delaware Water Gap was closed off. Woolf's body was found in the area of the Appalachian Trail around 5 p.m., according to state police.

Back on Tuesday, Woolf was reported missing and was last known to be riding his 1997 Suzuki 350 purple and white on road/off road dirt bike in the area of 822 Boulder Drive in Upper Mount Bethel Township. 

He was riding back to his home in the 2500 block of Mountain Road in Jackson Township, Monroe County, according to police. 

Woolf was known to ride off-road trails between these two destination points.

State police and the coroner are investigating.


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