33-year-old man found dead at campsite in Armstrong County

SOUTH BUFFALO TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A man who had been missing since Wednesday was found dead at a campsite, Armstrong County police confirmed.

The victim was identified as 33-year-old Donald Mastandrea, of Brackenridge, according to the medical examiner.

Officials said Mastandrea, an avid camper, was found in the woods approximately 200-300 yards north of his campsite in South Buffalo Township. His belongings were found at his campsite, and saerch teams found his body near Dock Hollow Road just before noon on Tuesday.

Family members told police they last heard from Mastandrea on Wednesday and have been aggressively spreading the word on social media about his disappearance.

Brackenridge police issued a missing persons report on Monday, and a search party was formed by local police, fire personnel and family members.

Mastandrea died from exposure to the elements, according to the medical examiner.

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