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Body of 9-year-old boy found in Ohio River, Covington police say

The body of 9-year-old  Ian Sousis was found in the Ohio River.
The body of 9-year-old Ian Sousis was found in the Ohio River.(Covington Police Department)
Published: Jun. 4, 2022 at 12:53 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 4, 2022 at 3:10 PM EDT
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CINCINNATI (WXIX) -The body of a 9-year-old boy who was reported missing Saturday was found in the Ohio River, according to Lt. Col. Brian Valenti with the Covington Police Department.

Valenti says that boaters found Ian Sousis floating in the river. He was recovered in the area of the Villa Hills Marina around 1:45 p.m.

He was originally reported missing around 9:30 a.m. from the Children’s Home of Northern Kentucky located on Home Road, Valenti said.

He said that Sousis walked away from the home. It is unclear why he walked away.

Valenti said that he has walked away from the home before.

The investigation is being handled by the Villa Hills Police Department.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kenton County Emergency Communications Center at 859-356-3191 or the Villa Hills Police Department at 859-341-3535.

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