UPDATE: Officials identify woman found in the Ohio River
The woman's body was found Tuesday morning.
Tuesday, May 26th 2015, 8:11 AM EDT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Officials have identified the body of a woman who was found in the Ohio River on Tuesday morning.
Deputy coroner Eddie Robinson has identified the woman as 40-year-old Dashieka Ross. Robinson said the cause of death was consistent with drowning. Officials say they believe the incident is a case of suicide.
Ross' body was discovered by crew members of McBride's Fleet Towing near the 612 mile marker of the river. Employees say they stayed with the body until first responders arrived.
LMPD and Louisville Fire and Rescue boats focused on the Kentucky side of the river, before meeting with other nearby first responders on land.
A fire truck, ambulance and multiple police cruisers parked near the river close to LG&E's Paddy Run Station, near 4500 Bells Lane.
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