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Missing Salisbury woman’s body found in Lower Macungie

Thursday, September 21, 2017 by PAUL WILLISTEIN AND DEBBIE GALBRAITH DGALBRAITH@TNONLINE.COM in Local News

Nearly one month after a woman was reported missing from a home for senior citizens in Salisbury Township, the search is over.

Audrey Penn, 78, was pronounced dead 3:44 p.m. Sept. 17 by Deputy Coroner Jack Fliter after her body was found in a drainage ditch in the area of Hamilton Boulevard and Kressler Road, Lower Macungie Township.

Initially identified as Jane Doe by Fliter, she was positively identified as Penn in a news release to the media 9 p.m. Sept. 18 following testing earlier in the day.

An autopsy was performed Sept. 19 to determine the cause of death.