Body Found in Muskingum River

POSTED BY: News Department
Tuesday, June 4, 2002 - 09:03 AM
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A body found in the Muskingum River in Morgan County over the weekend may start supplying some of the answers to the case of a local woman who's been missing. Campers were trying to remove a sunken boat in the river when they found the body lodged inside the boat. There are no missing persons reports for Morgan County, so law enforcement officials are turning to other missing persons reports. The body was badly decomposed beyond visible recognition. According to the poilce, autopsy reports indicate the cause of death as drowning. Detectives are waiting on DNA tests from the Bureau of Criminal Investigation.

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