Boater discovers body in Biles Creek in Falls Tuesday

A nearly 3-year-old Lower Southampton boy was killed Saturday after he was struck with a large tree branch.

The body of a man was found in a creek in Lower Bucks County on Tuesday night.

Falls police said in a news release that someone discovered the body when they were boating near Biles Creek about 5:20 p.m. They saw the body at low tide and called 911.

Falls officers, along with area fire rescue teams, placed a boat in the water to recover the remains. The body was found on the westward shore of the tidal pool between the Delaware River and Biles Creek, police said.

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The remains were taken across the sandbar and through the river to a boat ramp, where the Bucks County Coroner's Office then took custody of it, the release states.

Coroner Meredith Buck said an autopsy will be conducted on the body Thursday.

Falls Fire Co., Morrisville Fire Co., Tullytown Fire Co., Trenton-Mercer Fire Department, Pennsylvania State Police and the Falls Fire Marshal's office assisted Tuesday.

Anyone with information on is asked to contact Detective Gregory Small at 215-302-3306 or

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This article originally appeared on Bucks County Courier Times: Boater finds body in creek near Delaware River in Falls