Coroner: Missing Indianapolis woman drowned

COLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) - A coroner says an Indianapolis woman whose body was found on a sandbar in the Flatrock River appears to have drowned.
 
Bartholomew County Coroner Clayton Nolting released a statement Monday afternoon ruling the death an accidental drowning, pending toxicology results.
 
Columbus police officers found the body of 33-year-old Jacqueline Watts on Saturday morning on a sandbar by the river in the city's Noblitt Park. She had been reported missing by her family a day earlier.
 
Police Lt. Matt Harris says a witness reported seeing a woman matching Watts' description chasing a small dog on Friday afternoon.
 
 

 

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