Stories tagged with: body in canal

March 7, 2013 - 6:46pm
1 year 5 weeks ago

A body found partially submerged in the 6th Street Canal has been identified.

Zanesville Police Captain Tony Coury said that the body is that of 61-year-old Edward Swick of Zanesville.

"Ed was not homeless. He did live on 6th Street only a couple of blocks from where he was found," said Captain Coury. "He has a limited number of family members. We have made contact with a relative and informed him of his death."

The body was taken to the Licking County...

March 7, 2013 - 12:10pm
1 year 5 weeks ago

***UPDATE****

Zanesville Police Chief Eric Lambes says around 10:45 Thursday morning someone walking across the 6th Street Bridge saw an adult male body floating in the canal and told authorities.  At 11:45 Zanesville Fire Fighters pulled the body out of the water.  The Muskingum County Coroner is also on the scene.  Chief Lambes says they do not know how long the body has been in the water. Detectives are trying to identify him.  The body will be taken to the...

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