Police Asking for Public's Help Identifying Body Found in Owensboro

Owensboro Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a woman whose body was pulled from the Ohio River on Tuesday after they say her identity remains unknown following her autopsy.

Posted: Mar 31, 2021 4:00 PM
Updated: Apr 1, 2021 8:05 AM

Authorities in Owensboro are now asking for the public's help in identifying the body that was pulled from the Ohio River on Tuesday night.

According to the Owensboro Police Department, the individual's autopsy was completed on Wednesday, but the body has not been identified at this time.

OPD Is asking anyone with information on the individual's identity to reach out. Here are the details on the individual provided by OPD:

  • Caucasian female
  • Approximately 30-40 years old
  • About 5 foot 3 inches
  • Between 200 and 250 pounds
  • Left leg surgically amputated below the knee
  • A tattoo containing a large yellow star along with a smaller red and smaller black star on the inside left wrist
  • A vine or rope tattoo that circled the left wrist similar to a bracelet
  • A tattoo on the right upper chest and lower right front shoulder that was undistinguishable but about 3 inches in size.
  • Believed to have died several weeks or months ago, and detectives have been unable to identify her at this time.

OPD says detectives are continuing to look, but have been unable to identify any missing person reports matching the individual who was located.

Original Story: Owensboro Police Investigating Body Pulled from Ohio River

Anyone who believes they may know the identity of the female that was located is asked to call OPD at 270-687-8888.


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