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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.

Houston Man's Cause of Death Determined

The Washington County Coroner on Wednesday said , the 21-year-old Houston man in Canonsburg Lake on March 24, died as a result of drowning and ruled his death an accident.

The Houston man after a party with friends at the house next door to . He and three friends jumped into Canonsburg Lake and attempted to swim across. 

His body was found 20-30 yards offshore, 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.

Schneider's friends and family on March 26 at the lake in his honor. He was the following day.

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