Woman's body recovered from Ohio River
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Authorities have recovered the body of an adult woman from the Ohio River, but will not say if it is a victim from the deadly Independence Day boating accident.
Workers discovered the body around 11:30 a.m. Jefferson County Coroner Dr. Barbara Weakley-Jones said it was near Horseshoe Casino, approximately 10 miles downstream from the site of the accident.
Officials would not say if the body is that of Joyce Shanal Wright. She is one of two people who remain missing after a pontoon boat capsized on the night of July 4 sending the nine people aboard into the water.
Earlier today, the Jefferson County Coroner's Office said the body of a man found last night at the Falls of the Ohio was that of Danal Swinney, 37, Wright's boyfriend. Weakley-Jones said neither the body of Swinney nor the woman found today were wearing life jackets
In addition to Wright, Swinney's young daughter remains missing.
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