WHEELING, W.Va. — Police in Wheeling are looking into missing person reports after a body was found along the shoreline of the Ohio River on the southern tip of Wheeling Island late Sunday afternoon.

A fisherman spotted the body that was caught in some debris at just before 5 p.m. Police said it appeared the body had been in the water for some time.

The body has been sent to the state Medical Examiner’s Office for identification.

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