Body Found in Muskingum

POSTED BY: Nichole Hannahs
Friday, June 27, 2014 - 01:18 PM

The Muskingum County Sheriff says that the Ohio Department of Natural Resources has recovered the body believed to be that of a man missing in the Muskingum River. 

Sheriff Matt Lutz said the body of a man was discovered south of the Rokeby Lock in Morgan County,Friday. 

On Tuesday, Zanesville Police and Fire Department recieved a call in regards to two men in the river. Upon investigation officals found debris of a boat, which later turned out to be stolen. 

ODNR Officials along with local law enforcement had been searching the river all this week looking for the bodies. 

The other man hasn't been found.

 


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