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Missing W.Va. man’s ID on body found in river

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Huntington police say a missing Cabell County man’s identification was on a body found in the Ohio River.

The body hasn’t been officially identified. Huntington Police Sgt. John Williams says authorities believe it is that of 53-year-old Jerry Lambert Sr.

Lambert was reported missing March 18. He had spent the night of March 17 on a boat docked at Harris Riverfront Park.

Williams says Lambert’s identification was found on the body.

A passer-by found the body Wednesday evening near the confluence of the Big Sandy and Ohio rivers.