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Body Found on Cecil Side of Susquehanna River

Officers from the Maryland State Police North East Barrack are investigating the incident.

A Port Deposit man who apparently committed suicide was pulled from the rocks on the Cecil County side of the Susquehanna River on Sunday.

The Water Witch Fire Company responded to the scene Sunday afternoon and found Andrew J. Hall, 45, on the rocky shore of the river, according to Chief Wayne Tome Sr.

“He was obviously deceased. He had been there for a while,” said Tome, who added that the body was found near the Mount Zoar boat ramp in Port Deposit in Cecil County.

Tome said the fire company turned the investigation over to the Maryland State Police North East Barrack. A dispatcher for the barrack confirmed officers from that office are investigating the incident.

Greg Shipley, spokesman for Maryland State Police, said North East barrack officers are investigating Hall’s death as an apparent suicide. Police received a call about the body near 1 p.m. Sunday, Shipley said.

“We‘re not certain how long the body had been there but it’s believed to had been there less than a day,” he said. “He had been seen alive Saturday afternoon.”

A dispatcher for the Maryland State Police Bel Air Barrack said they are not involved in the incident.

Tara L. Hall July 20, 2011 at 12:29 AM
Andrew J. Hall, is my father! I am his oldest daughter, im so upset still that he went and knew that he loved just sitting there by the water and being out on his boat. I MISS YOU DADDY!!!! LOVE, DADDY'S LITTLE GIRL FOREVR, TARA......OR AS YOU CALLED ME T. !!!!!!
Tara L. Hall July 20, 2011 at 01:00 AM
Hello, my name is Tara L. Hall. I am Andrew J. Hall's daughter. I just wanted to say thank you for having this on hear. I wish this was a real paper. I understand that my mother had wrote to you too......Thank you and I would like to know any more information about what is going on or if you could direct me to the people who would know best. I would like to know if possible if anyone has found his car keys, I am trying to get his car so that I could have a part of him forever. I would just like to let you know that my daddy's girl friend ( Margie Breeden), and I (Tara Hall), are going to finish is dream of getting his boat finished and take it out on the water in his memory. He just loved being out on the water and fixing anything he could with his hands. Thank you for your time. Thank you again, Andrew J. Hall's daughter, Tara L. Hall my birthday was on saturday July 16, 2011....and my beloved father passed away July 17, 2011. It would not let me send you an e mail....sorry.
Jan Biondo July 20, 2011 at 03:59 AM
Tara, I did not know your father but I am so very sorry for your loss. Fixing up his boat and taking it out in his memory is a lovely thing to do. I hope someone finds and hands in his car keys so you will have that, too. You and your family are in my prayers.
Brenda Cook Seekford July 20, 2011 at 12:30 PM
Tara, I am so sorry for your loss. I did not know your father. Treasure your memories of your beloved father . . .
joseph hall July 20, 2011 at 05:49 PM
Tara l hall please get ahold of me asap its your half brother joe hall. email me @ lkjoe2@aol.com. please
Dolores Lyons July 20, 2011 at 05:59 PM
Tara this is your ex step mom Dolores Lyons your dads first wife... I am so sorry to hear that he passed away , He was a great man when he wanted to be and he loved you.I loved your dad deeply and I am sorry he is gone ... please contact me at deeanne41@hotmail.com .... you can also find me on facebook to . Again I am so sorry ....
Larry Jurina July 20, 2011 at 10:03 PM
Dear Tara, me and my friend John are the boaters that found your father. I am so sorry for your loss. Words cannot say the sorrow that I feel right now. Our prayers are with you and your loved ones. God Bless You and your family. Your dad is in good hands with the Lord. So Sorry Larry Jurina. Wigsmagook@gmail.com
Margie Breeden July 22, 2011 at 02:59 AM
Hi I am Andy's girlfriend and would really like to get together with you and John to talk. I will be sending you my phone number in an email.


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