Body Of Morgan County Woman Discovered In River, Foul Play Suspected


UPDATED: Friday March 28, 2014 12:15 PM

The Morgan County Sheriff's Office says the body of a 46-year-old woman was found in the Muskingum River.

Authorities say the discovery was made after a Thursday night report of a possible homicide on state Route 60, north of McConnelsville.

Investigators did not say what tipped them off, but they were investigating a report that a 22-year-old man had killed a 46-year-old female.

The body was found around 8:15 a.m. on Friday.

The names of the victim and suspect were not immediately released.

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