Body of woman discovered in Riverfront Park

Police in Harrisburg are investigating after a woman's body was discovered Saturday morning in Riverfront Park.

Officials were called to the scene near the Old Waterworks building just before 6 a.m.

Authorities were able to identify the deceased as 26-year-old Irene MacDonald. Her body was found in a parking lot in the 600 block of North Front Street.

According to detectives, MacDonald was at an unknown bar downtown and had left her purse behind.

Harrisburg Police Chief Thomas Carter told abc27 that police do not suspect homicide.

Anyone with information is asked to notify Detective Ryan Neal at 255-7299 or

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