The body of a Hawley woman reported missing Monday morning has been found near a boat launch in Pauack Township.


The body of a Hawley woman reported missing Monday morning has been found near a boat launch in Pauack Township.

Holly Ann Steffens, 28, was reported missing at 10:30 am, Monday morning and was last seen between June 28, 11 pm and 2:30 am, Monday morning, June 29, according to PA State Trooper T.L. Walker.

State police and local volunteer fire and dive and result teams search the area around the boat launch in Paupack Township at 9:30 am Tuesday morning. Police said the search was made based on information received through an investigation.

Her body was recovered at 1 pm from the lake by the dive team. She was pronounced dead at the scene by the Wayne County Coroner.

Steffens reportedly wandered off a boat which was beached just west of the boat launch at PPL Environmental Center Boat in Palmyra (P) Township.

Police said the investigation into Steffen’s death continues.