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UPDATE: Missing woman's body found in Ohio River

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Police have identified a body found in the Ohio River as a woman who went missing last week.

Lisa Miller, has been missing since last Weds. and according to West Virginia State Police her body was found last night.

The case is under investigation.



The body of a woman was recovered from the Ohio River in Mason County on Wednesday evening.

A resident on the Ohio side of the river noticed the body at about 5:45 p.m., according to Point Pleasant, WV, Fire Chief Jeremy Bryant.

Once crews arrived at the scene, they said they could see the body floating in the river above Gallipolis city park. The woman's body was recovered below the city park just after 7 p.m.

West Virginia State Police and the Mason County medical examiner are handling the investigation. A positive identification had not been made Wednesday night.



The Gallipolis Police Department is searching for a missing woman.

Police say they got a call from family members saying Lisa Miller, 43, was living on the riverbank on Riverside Drive and had gone missing.
Officers went to the scene and found signs she was living there and may have gone into the river.
Police searched the riverbank and other locations Wednesday and the Gallia County Sheriff's Office used a boat to help with the search.
So far, police say Miller has not been found.
She is described as a white female, 5'3", with sandy brown hair, hazel eyes, and weighing 100 pounds.
She was last seen wearing a brown windbreaker and blue jeans.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Gallipolis Police Department at 740-446-1313.