Body in Ohio River identified as Ill. woman

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Associated Press

Posted on April 25, 2013 at 10:02 AM

Updated Thursday, Apr 25 at 10:02 AM

PADUCAH, Ky. (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 (http://bit.ly/17Z4w5T) 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.

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Information from: The Paducah Sun, http://www.paducahsun.com

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