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Police Investigating After Finding Body In Wooded Area Near I-79

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SOUTH HILLS (KDKA) - Officials are investigating after a body was found in a ravine off of Interstate 79.

Pennsylvania State Police were called to a wooded area in Collier Township off the shoulder of I-79 northbound Sunday morning after police say a person found a dead body.

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The Allegheny County Medical Examiners Officer identified the man as 36-year-old Stuart Hayman Hunt, of Pittsburgh.

Officers responded to a 911 call that was placed at approximately 9:05 a.m. that Hunt was found unresponsive next to Chartiers Creek. Officers say the man who discovered Hunt was walking along a trail that he walks almost daily. The man said that he did not see a body during his walk on Saturday.

The Allegheny County Police Homicide Unit responded to the scene where detectives found Hunt's body underneath an overpass on I-79. Authorities say the Hunt's body had wounds consistent with falling or jumping from a height.

Officials at the scene told KDKA News that the victim was found in a ravine approximately 50 yards off of the road between the Bridgeville and Kirwan Heights exits.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Allegheny County Police Tipline at 1-833-ALL-TIPS.

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