Scioto County Sheriff Identifies Woman Found Dead Near Ohio River

UPDATED: Tuesday June 18, 2013 2:28 PM

A female body was found floating in a creek near the Ohio River in southern Ohio.

Scioto County Sheriff Marty Donini said the body was found Monday afternoon in Pine Creek just off the Ohio River at Wheelersburg.

Donini said the female was identified Tuesday afternoon as Jennifer Sue Shepherd.

Her cause of death was not immediately known.

The body has been taken to the Montgomery County Morgue for an autopsy.

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