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Body Found in Markland Dam Identified

Date of News Release: 03/12/2015

(Warsaw, KY) - The body located at the Markland Dam in the Ohio River last date has been identified as Robert Preston (53) of Morgantown, West Virginia. The cause of death is still unknown and foul play is not suspected at this time. Trooper Brandon Maupin is the lead investigator.

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Body Found in Markland Dam

Date of News Release: 03/11/2015

(Warsaw, KY) - Troopers are currently conducting a death investigation at the Markland Dam on the Ohio River located in Gallatin County. Post 5 dispatchers received a call at 1:29 p.m. today (3/11) reporting that a body had been located floating in the water near the dam. At this time the cause of death is unknown. Next of kin is pending.

Assisting Troopers on scene are the Gallatin County Coroner and the Department of Fish & Wildlife.