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Police ID body found floating near Markland Dam

Markland Dam (PHOTO: Flickr) Markland Dam (PHOTO: Flickr)
GALLATIN COUNTY, KY (FOX19) -

Police have identified the body that was found floating near the Markland Dam in the Ohio River Wednesday afternoon.

Dispatchers were called around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday reporting a dead body floating near the dam in Gallatin County.

Kentucky State Police identified the body as 53-year-old Robert Preston, of Morgantown, W.Va. The cause of the death is unknown at this time, but police say foul play is not suspected at this time. 

The Gallatin County Coroner and Department of Fish and Wildlife assisted in the investigation.

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