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Body found in Ohio River identified as Kentucky teen’s

Bill Stephens

March 10th, 2021

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NEWBURGH, Ind. (AP) — A coroner says a body discovered in the Ohio River near the Newburgh Dam in southwestern Indiana has been identified as that of a teenage kayaker missing since January. Warrick County Coroner Sarah Seaton says the body of 16-year-old Jacob Stover of Prospect, Kentucky was recovered Monday afternoon. Indiana conservation officer Joe Haywood says a tugboat operator alerted authorities Monday after spotting the body. Stover went missing while kayaking on the Ohio River on Jan. 10

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