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 Body Found in the Ohio River

KENTUCKY (03/11/15) - Kentucky State Police (KSP) has reported that a body has been located in the Ohio River. State Police Troopers state that they are currently conducting an investigation into a death at the Markland Dam on the Ohio River in Gallatin County, Ky.

State Police Post 5 reports that they received a phone call at approximately 1:29 PM today, March 11, 2015. The caller stated that a body was seen floating in the water near the dam. Officers responded and located the body.

At this time the cause of death is unknown. The name of the deceased individual has not been released at this time, as the family has yet to be successfully contacted.

Assisting KSP Troopers on scene was the Gallatin County Coroner and the Department of Fish & Wildlife.

Information provided the Kentucky State Police.
Posted by J.L. Graham
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