Body found in Delaware River ID'd as missing tuber

Anthony Del Prete of Va. went missing last month

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Published: Sep 05 2013 01:00:47 PM EDT   Updated On: Sep 05 2013 06:53:40 PM EDT
Delaware River
TINICUM TWP., Pa. -

A body found in the Delaware River over the weekend has been identified.

The Bucks County coroner positively identified the body Wednesday as that of Anthony DelPrete, 30, of Herndon, Va.

The coroner had to use dental records for the identification.

DelPrete had been reported missing on Aug. 10 when he disappeared while tubing on the Delaware River near Tinicum Twp., Bucks Co.

Police said the body was discovered by a boater on Saturday on an island in Lower Makefield Township.