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UPDATE: Body of Missing Gallipolis Woman Found in Ohio River

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

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.

No word on a cause of death at this time.



ORIGINAL STORY 7/11/13
GALLIPOLIS, Ohio (WSAZ) -- Police are asking for help in tracking down a missing woman.

Gallipolis Police say Lisa Miller, 43, had been living along the riverbank near Riverview Drive This was also the area she was last seen.

Police say Miller's family reported her missing around 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Officers say she may have entered the river.

Crews searched the riverbank, along with other locations she may have gone.

The Gallia County Sheriff's Office also responded with their boat and searched the riverbank. The search was called off around 11 p.m. Wednesday due to the conditions of the river. They hope to search again Thursday.

Miller is 5'5", 100 pounds, has sandy brown hair, and hazel eyes. She was last seen wearing blue jeans and a brown windbreaker.

Police say Miller has worked at two car washes on Eastern Avenue, most recently at the one next to French Nails.

Anyone with information about Miller is asked to call the Gallipolis Police Department at 740-446-1313.


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