George Hiotis

Missing Man Found Dead In River

by George Hiotis on June 25, 2014 at 8:36 am

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says a missing man has been found dead.  Lutz says the body of 67-year-old John Barthelow of Blue Rock was found Tuesday evening in the river north of the 719 Bridge.  He had been missing since June 13th.  Sheriff Lutz says the body was found by people searching for two white males who were reported in the river yelling for help after they apparently fell in.