George Hiotis

Sheriff Lutz: Body Found Along Muskingum River

by George Hiotis on October 11, 2018 at 3:41 pm

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says authorities have discovered the body of a dead man in the river Thursday afternoon.  The Sheriff says Zanesville Police and Falls Township Fire Department boats were searching in the river off of State Route 60, south of the 719 bridge for a missing man.  At this point Lutz says it is likely that man from Zanesville, but official identification has not been made.  Whiz News has a crew on the scene and will bring you more information once it is available.