Body pulled from Lehigh River in Easton

Posted: 11:08 AM EDT Jul 20, 2013   Updated: 10:35 AM EDT Jul 21, 2013
Lehigh River in Easton

Boaters made a gruesome discovery Saturday morning.

Fishermen along the Lehigh River in Easton discovered 25-year-old Joshua Perira's body in the water, officials said.

Easton Fire Department Capt. Kevin Arnold said the man was found around 7:30 a.m.

The body was pulled from the river near the city boat launch on Larry Holmes Drive.

Officials have not said if the death is suspicious or not, but an investigation is on-going.