Homeless man dead of hypothermia, cardiac issues

LOYALSOCK — Pennsylvania State Police and the Lycoming County Coroner have identified the homeless man found dead in Loyalsock Township.

Philip Steele, 67, of Danville, passed away due to a combination of hypothermia and cardiac issues, according to Charles Kiessling, the county coroner.

Steele had previously been admitted to UPMC Williamsport for cardiac issues in the past, according to Kiessling.

The man’s body was found by someone who saw it from the bike path, according to Kiessling. The deceased man was known to frequent the Market Street Bridge across the Susquehanna River.

Pennsylvania State Police said the death occurred on or around Jan. 8 or 9, and do not suspect foul play.


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