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Body Part Found in Ohio River



Kentucky authorities in Henderson County are investigating after a leg was found floating in the Ohio River Friday afternoon.

The Henderson County Coroner‘s Office said the leg, with a shoe on its foot, was found around 1:30 p.m. Friday in the Ohio River off of Riverport Road.

According to search and rescue authorities, members of a barge crew found the leg and dive teams were searching the water for more body parts.

Ohio Valley Search and Rescue were using cadaver dogs to search the banks of the river for more body parts.

The medical examiner plans to extract DNA to find out who the leg belongs to.