Body found in Ohio River identified

JEFFERSONVILLE, IN (WAVE) - Police have identified the body of a man pulled from the Ohio River in Jeffersonville side near the Second Street Bridge earlier this week.

Jeffersonville Detective Todd Hollis says 54-year-old Steven Perkins was found on the afternoon of Nov. 9. According to Hollis, Perkins had been staying at a campsite in Jeffersonville not far from where his body was pulled from the river.

Hollis says they found his tent and a few personal belongings.

The cause of death is still pending, but there were no obvious signs of trauma.

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