By Kaylee Lindenmuth
RAPPAHANNOCK - Available details are few after a woman was found dead by a postal worker in a village near Girardville Monday afternoon.
State troopers and Butler Township police have been at the scene on Rapp Road in Butler Township since around 1:00pm this afternoon.
Authorities were called to 21 Rapp Road around 1:00pm, when a postal worker found the body of a woman, who has not yet been identified. She was pronounced dead at the scene by Schuylkill County Deputy Coroner Andrew J. Szczyglak.
"The police are still processing the scene," Szczyglak said around 6:00pm this afternoon, declining to provide further information.
The police investigation centers on an area near where a Reading, Blue Mountain, and Northern Railroad branch line crosses Rapp Road.
Troopers at the scene declined to provide information, and a call and email to Trooper David Beohm, Troop L Public Information Officer, were not immediately returned.
A media release just before 11:00pm Monday said a 30-year-old woman was found dead at the scene. Her name will be released upon notification of next of kin, troopers said.
The Troop L Major Case Team is investigating, and an autopsy will be conducted on the victim.
UPDATE 11:04pm - The woman has been identified as Linda Marie McCoy, 30, of Cressona.
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