Michael Naylon, the local man who had been missing since Sept. 28, died of accidential drowning, according to authorities.
Northampton police Chief Barry Pilla told the Bucks County Courier Times that an autopsy performed Friday determined accidential drowning was the cause of death.
Naylon's body was found in the Neshaminy Creek near Worthington Mill Road on Thursday afternoon.
The last time Naylon's family saw him was Sept. 28 when they said he walked down Route 413 towards Newtown from Worthington Mill Road.
His family believed he may have had a stroke while walking. He has had four strokes in the past, according to his daughter.
Since he was reported missing, local police, his family and area residentsconducted various searches for him. He was reported to have been