WINSLOW TOWNSHIP – A missing 38-year-old Reynoldsville man, Nathaniel Nalder, was found dead in Sandy Lick Creek on Monday evening after a day-long search.
According to DuBois-based state police, Nalder was last seen by his mother at approximately 8 p.m. Friday. Through the daylight hours Monday, several search and rescue teams, along with police, were attempting to locate him.
Nalder’s boots and hat were discovered along the shore of Sandy Lick Creek, located off Water Street, in Reynoldsville Borough. At approximately 5 p.m. Monday, a recreational kayaker discovered a male body in Winslow Township.
The body, state police say, was approximately 2.4 miles downstream from the location of Nalder’s boots and hat. The Curwensville Water Rescue Team recovered the body at approximately 6:23 p.m., and it was identified as Nalder.
Nalder’s death has been ruled as accidental. An autopsy has been scheduled.
State police were assisted by the Reynoldsville fire and police departments; Reynoldsville Ambulance; Pine Creek, Sykesville, DuBois, Brookville and Sandy Township/Sabula fire departments, Curwensville Water Rescue and the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office.