HEBRON, Ky. (WTVQ/WCPO) – Boone County Water Rescue officials recovered the body of a 32-year-old fisherman who fell in the Ohio River last weekend, according to police.
Officials say the man fell in the water at about 9:30 p.m. Sunday.
Cincinnati units and Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife assisted Boone County first responders at the scene.
Crews left at about 5:30 a.m. Monday and resumed the search Monday evening. When the search again proved fruitless, they left and returned again Tuesday morning.
Authorities confirmed they had retrieved the body around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Friends said the man waded into the river while fishing and went under and never resurfaced.