PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions cancelled a visit to Philadelphia that had been scheduled for Wednesday after the death of the Administrative Officer for the U.S. Attorney’s Office here.
Lower Merion police say they found 47-year-old Richard Rizzo, deceased, in a wooded area of the township. He had been reported missing since Friday evening. They say no foul play is suspected.READ MORE: Company Says Planned Natural Gas Pipeline From Pennsylvania To New Jersey Won't Go Forward Red Cross Dealing With Emergency Shortages In Blood Inventory Due To People Working, COVID Surges
The U.S. Attorney’s Office confirmed Rizzo’s death “with great sadness,” but declined further comment.
Sessions’ visit has not yet been rescheduled.MORE NEWS: 'I'm Angry, I'm Frustrated': City Leaders React As Philadelphia Surpasses 400 Homicides In 2021
He was to meet with federal, state and local law enforcement about sanctuary cities and efforts to combat violent crime.