Body found in Sheridan area

Published 11:58 am Monday, May 22, 2017

Kayaker spotted remains of male

SHERIDAN — Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies responded after a body was found on Sunday in the Sheridan area.

A kayaker spotted the body on the riverbank in the vicinity of McGinnis Inc. at 11 a.m., Sheriff Jeff Lawless said.

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He said the police took a marine patrol boat and recovered the body of a male, following the report.

The Lawrence County Coroner also responded to the scene.

Lawless said the subject has been identified, but the name has not been released yet.