Body Found in Ohio River near South Point

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- Law enforcement are investigating after a body was found in South Point.

Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Lawless says a person kayaking in the Ohio River found the body near South Point around 11 a.m. Sunday.

Sheriff Lawless says the body was recovered and it was turned over to Huntington Police.

Huntington Police Chief Joe Ciccarelli says the body was taken to the medical examiner and they are looking to see if it is related to murder case out of Guyandotte.

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