Houston Man's Cause of Death Determined
Coroner Tim Warco said Joseph Schneider died as a result of drowning and ruled his death an accident.
The Washington County Coroner on Wednesday said Joseph Schneider, the 21-year-old Houston man whose body was found in Canonsburg Lake on March 24, died as a result of drowning and ruled his death an accident.
His body was found 20-30 yards offshore, Peters police Capt. Michael Yanchak told Patch.
East Bethlehem Township Scuba Rescue, as well as the Scottdale VFD Dive Team, assisted in the overnight search—Peters and North Strabane police responded to the scene.