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Woman's body pulled from Ohio River

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Posted at 4:50 PM, May 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-11 17:32:01-04

TELL CITY, Ind. -- A woman's body was pulled from the Ohio River Wednesday morning.

Around 8:40 a.m. Wednesday, Tell City dispatchers received a report from a barge operator that he believed a body was floating in the water along the Indiana shoreline.

Deputies from the Perry County Sheriff's Department, along with other law enforcement officials, arrived to find a female body in the water.

She was removed and pronounced deceased by the Perry County Coroner.

Indiana State Police were called in to investigate the woman's death.

She remains unidentified. An autopsy was scheduled for Friday night in Evansville.