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Authorities identify body found in Rock Creek east of Missoula

Posted at 11:11 AM, Jul 25, 2023
and last updated 2023-07-26 11:05:03-04

PHILIPSBURG - Authorities have released the name and cause of death for a man whose body was found in Rock Creek east of Missoula on July 20, 2023.

Granite County Sheriff Scott Dunkerson says 65-year-old George J. Rudy of Pennsylvania died as a result of an accidental drowning.

Utility workers had found Rudy's body about three miles from the I-90 exit on Rock Creek shortly before 2 p.m.

"The Sheriff’s office would like to express our sincere condolences to the family of Mr. Rudy in their time of mourning," Sheriff Dunkerson stated.