Body pulled from Ohio River during missing person search
LAWRENCEBURG, Ind. (WXIX) - A body has been pulled from the Ohio River following a search for a missing person, according to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.
Crews were called out to the area of the Ohio River near Walnut Street in Lawrenceburg around 10:30 a.m., Deputy Fire Chief Patrick Myers said.
Meyers said they got reports that someone was in the water close to the riverbank on a floatation device yelling for help.
Bystanders attempted to reach the person, but were unable to get to him, Myers explained.
Rescue crews searched the water for several hours before finding a body.
Around 4:15 p.m., FOX19 NOW Reporter Ken Baker said rescue crews pulled a body out of the water.
Officials have not confirmed if the body recovered from the Ohio River is the person who prompted the earlier rescue efforts.
See a spelling or grammar error in our story? Please include the title when you click here to report it.
Copyright 2022 WXIX. All rights reserved.