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Missing Shaler man found dead in Armstrong County

October 2, 2018

A Shaler man missing since mid-August was found dead in Armstrong County over the weekend.

Frederick Check, 71, was found in the woods off Craig Road in Madison about 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Armstrong County Coroner Brian Myers said.

A cause of death won’t be released until toxicology results are in, but officials said foul play is not suspected.

Police said Check suffered from depression and other unspecified medical conditions. He was last seen Aug. 17.

The investigation by Pennsylvania State Police and the Armstrong County Coroner’s Office is ongoing.

No other information was available.