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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.

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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