Ross -Sheriff Lavender reports that at approximately 4:00 p.m. today construction workers working underneath the Paint Creek Bridge on U.S. 23 South discovered what appeared to be a body in the water directly under the bridge.
Investigators from the Ross county Sheriff’s Office along with Union Township Fire Department retrieved the body of an unidentified male shortly before 7:00 p.m.
The body is in the care of the Ross County Coroner’s Office for identification and autopsy.
No further details are available at this time. Further details will be released as they become available.