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A man found dead near Ralph Wilson Stadium has been identified by Orchard Park Police.

26-year-old David Gerken Jr. was went missing after the Bills’ win yesterday. The cause of death is accidental drowning and police do not suspect foul play. The body was found in a creek behind the stadium. Gerken’s brother told police that his brother had been ejected from the Bills game for intoxication and that he couldn't find him after the game. 

Authorities used a ping off the man’s cell phone and the Erie County Sheriff’s helicopter to locate the body.

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