A body found floating in Maiden Creek has been identified as a missing Berks man

A heavily decomposed body found floating Thursday in Maiden Creek, Richmond, has been identified as a body A man from the town of Windsor, who was considered missing six months ago a relative, state police said.

An autopsy was scheduled for Monday at Reading Hospital to determine the cause and manner of death of 60-year-old Ronald Harman.

The body was spotted around 3 p.m., about a quarter of a mile southwest of where Route 662 passed through a creek by a U.S. Department of Agriculture agent who was monitoring the goose population.

A scene in Maiden Creek in the city of Richmond as crews prepared Thursday to remove bodies from the waterway. (BIL URICH – READ ALLO)

The Schumachersville Marine Rescue Team found the body. The deputy king of Berks County stated the death of a man.

Based on body tattoos and other means the person was identified as Garman.

The last time Garmen saw his girlfriend was around midnight on October 30 at their home in block 900 of Route 143 in Windsor, military from Hamburg train station said.

His unnamed girlfriend woke up around 3 am and found that the door was open and Harman was nowhere to be seen. She contacted Garmen’s mother, who said she had not seen or heard from him.

Garmen’s sister eventually reported him missing on Nov. 4.

That day, several fire companies searched the house, including near Lake Christman.

The search resumed the next day and included the use of a state police helicopter, a Western Berks fire drone, search teams and dive groups in densely wooded area along Route 143 and Maiden Creek north of Virginville.

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