Body Found in Ohio River Near Market Street Bridge in Steubenville, OH


Authorities said they have recovered another body in the Ohio River. The body was located by the Market Street Bridge in Steubenville, OH.

Jefferson County Sheriff Fred Abdalla was unable to say whether it is a man or woman.

Officers from Jefferson County, OH and Brooke County, WV have responded to the scene.

This is the second body to be pulled from the Ohio River in just 24 hours. Authorities in Ohio County, WV responded to the report of a male body in the water along Wheeling Island on Thursday near the Belle Isle Ball Field. 

Related Story: Body Pulled from the Ohio River along Wheeling Island

Sgt. Gregg McKenzie with the Wheeling Police Department says that body was likely in the water for about a week.

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