Body found on Ohio River near Portland

Staff Report

September 1, 2014

PORTLAND —Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood reports that deputies from the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office discovered an unidentified body along the shore of the Ohio River near Portland around 11 a.m. Saturday.

Deputies, investigators from the Ohio Bureau of Investigation and Identification, Meigs County Coroner’s Office and West Virginia authorities were on the scene.

Authorities have a person of interest in custody at this time in West Virginia.

Further details will be released as they become available.