Body of woman found in car pulled out of Ohio River

Body of woman found in car pulled out of Ohio River
Police were called to the Greenwood boat ramp at Riverview Park at 8 p.m. (Source: James Thomas/WAVE 3 News)
Police were called to the Greenwood boat ramp at Riverview Park at 8 p.m. (Source: James Thomas/WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The body of a woman was found inside a car emergency crews pulled from the Ohio River Tuesday night.

Police were first called to the Greenwood boat ramp at Riverview Park at 8 p.m.

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They found a vehicle submerged in the river. Witnesses said a person was in the car.

Crews attempted a water rescue, but divers with PRP and Louisville Fire were not able to immediately locate anyone.

Around 11:30 p.m., the car was pulled from the river.

Officials found a woman's body inside.

The LMPD Homicide Unit is conducting a death investigation.

It is still unclear what caused the vehicle to go into the water.

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