Body Found at Ohio Co. Dam Identified

Published 05/02 2014 06:40PM

Updated 05/02 2014 06:41PM

Authorities identify a body floating in a river in Ohio County today.

The Ohio County Sheriff's Office, EMA, Beaver Dam and Hartford fire departments pulled the body from the green river near the Rochester Lock and Dam at approximately 12:46 p.m.

They identified the victim as 39-year-old Melissa S. Trent of Bowling Green, Kentucky. Deputies say it appears she drowned.

Officers of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife helped identify the body. They've been investigating a boating accident that happened April 21, on the Barren River at the Green Castle Dam.

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