Anglers find decomposed body on banks of Cowlitz River - KPTV - FOX 12

Anglers find decomposed body on banks of Cowlitz River

Posted: Updated:
KPTV file image KPTV file image
LONGVIEW, WA (AP) -

Authorities say several anglers discovered a badly decomposed body along the banks of the Cowlitz River in Kelso.

The Daily News in Longview reports the body was found Saturday afternoon and the person's identity has not been determined.

Kelso Police Capt. Darr Kirk says Cowlitz Dive Rescue assisted with the recovery of the body, which was in an area near an abandoned Kelso water plant.

The county coroner is planning an autopsy.

Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly
FOX 12
Powered by WorldNow CNN
All content © 2018, KPTV-KPDX Broadcasting Corporation, Portland, OR . All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.