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Police identify elderly man found in Allegheny River

ALLEGANY – The body of an elderly Allegany man was found in the Allegheny River near the St. Bonaventure University campus early Wednesday afternoon, State Police said.

He has been identified at Robert L. Granger, 83.

Authorities do not suspect foul play.

Police believe Granger was on a bicycle ride when he stopped and rested on a park bench. He then fell down an embankment and was located a short time later, at 12:25 p.m.

An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.