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Apr 25, 2013 9:25 AM

Body In Ohio River Identified As Illinois Woman

PADUCAH (AP) - Kentucky officials say a body found in the Ohio River has been identified as that of a missing Illinois woman.

McCracken County Sheriff's detective Tim Reed told The Paducah Sun that 55-year-old Sandra Farris of Cairo, Ill., had been reported missing on March 28 when she didn't come home after going for a walk.

Her body was spotted early Wednesday by barge workers, who called authorities.

Police said they reviewed medical records and reports of missing people in order to find the woman's identity.


Information from: The Paducah Sun,

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