Body found near Ohio River


Authorities have discovered a body in the area where a 20-year-old man was last seen when the boat he was on sunk into the Ohio River near English Park in Owensboro.The body was found around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

On Monday, Owensboro Police were called just before 2:00 a.m. about a boat taking on water. Police said based on statements at the scene, five boaters were on board a boat that began to take on water. Four people were able to swim safely to shore, but crews were searching for the fifth man.

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(This story was originally published on Aug. 11, 2020)


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