- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 15, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Police say a fisherman fell into a creek and drowned in Philadelphia.

Police tell the Philadelphia Inquirer (https://bit.ly/1K7awMa ) the 63-year-old was fishing in Wissahickon Creek when his line got snagged on Tuesday night. He went under as he tried to free the line.

Divers recovered his body about an hour later.

His name was not released.


This version removes South Philadelphia reference.


Information from: The Philadelphia Inquirer, https://www.inquirer.com

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