UPDATE: Body Found in Ohio River is Missing Gallipolis Woman

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

Trooper S.C. Allen says the body of Lisa Miller, 43, was found about 5:30 Wednesday night.

(WSAZ Photo/Ryan Bloomfield)

UPDATE 7/18/13 @ 3:55 p.m.
POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. (WSAZ) – W.Va. State Police say a body found along the riverbank in Point Pleasant is that of a missing Gallipolis, Ohio, woman.

Trooper S.C. Allen says the body of Lisa Miller, 43, was found about 5:30 Wednesday night.

Family members reported Miller missing last Wednesday.

Gallipolis Police said Miller had been living along the riverbank near Riverview Drive in Gallipolis. This was also the area she was last seen.

Troopers say dental records and tattoos were used to identify Miller.

Both the Gallipolis Police Department and West Virginia State Police have open investigations into the case. They are waiting on results of the autopsy, but say no other action is expected at this time.

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ORIGINAL STORY 7/17/13
POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A body has been found in the Ohio River.

Mason County 911 dispatchers say they received the call about 5:35 p.m. Tuesday.

Point Pleasant Fire Chief Jeremy Bryant tells WSAZ.com the body was found by someone on the riverbank.

Bryant says there is not a positive identification at this time, but the body appears to be female.

Bryant tells WSAZ.com that the body has been recovered from the river.

Crews with the Gallipolis Fire Department, Point Pleasant Fire Department, Mason County Sheriff's Office and West Virginia State Police are at the scene.

West Virginia State Police will handle the investigation.

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