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Body found in river identified as missing man's

Investigators say a body found in the Kentucky River is that of a man missing for nearly a week.

The Franklin County coroner tells 27 NEWSFIRST the body of Hanley Peavler, 62, was found Thursday night.

A fisherman found the body in the Flat Creek area of the river during a fishing tournament.

Peavler disappeared one week ago Friday.

An autopsy is planned so investigators can figure out how he died.


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