Body recovered from Schuylkill River is Shane Montgomery, parents confirm

 Shane Montgomery, missing since early Thanksgiving morning (NBC10 Photo)

Shane Montgomery, missing since early Thanksgiving morning (NBC10 Photo)

The body of a West Chester University student who disappeared on Thanksgiving after a night out with friends has been recovered.

Shane Montgomery’s parents say the body pulled from the Schuylkill river Saturday was his. Authorities have not yet confirmed the identity pending a review by the Philadelphia medical examiner’s office.

Divers discovered the body in the water behind the Manayunk Street Brewery, located near Main Street and Shurs Lane in Manayunk, around 12:30 p.m., multiple sources told NBC10.

Karen Montgomery, Shane’s mother, says the family has done what it promised: found Shane and brought him home.

Shane, a senior at West Chester, had been out with friends until about 2 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning and never made it home.

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