FAYETTE COUNTY, W.Va. — The National Park Service confirms the identity of a drowning victim in the New River.

A spokesperson for the National Park Service said in a release three people were in a boat Thursday when it overturned near Cunard.  Two passengers were able to swim to shore.  The body of 48-year-old Christina Dawn Schneider of Oak Hill was recovered downstream.

The Fayetteville Volunteer Fire Department and Jan-Care Ambulance responded to the incident.  No further information was available Friday.

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