A body found in the Ohio River has been identified Raymond Devries, the man who walked away from Allegheny General Hospital Thursday hours after being treated for symptoms of a possible stroke. He was reported missing the next day.

The family of Devries, 71, confirmed to local news outlets that his body was found in the river.


Allegheny County police tell Channel 11 river workers on a barge found the body of a man floating on the river in Stowe Township just north of the McKees Rocks Bridge around 10:30 a.m. Monday. The body was removed from the river by Pittsburgh police river rescue and transported to the North Shore. source

Devries’ family tells Channel 11 they don’t know whether he fell into the river, was pushed or if there’s foul play. Allegheny County homicide detectives are investigating.