Body found in river has been identified

The body found in a river in Boyd County is positively identified as a missing Floyd County man.

Prestonsburg Police say it is 20 year old Brian Jacob Gayheart.

He was last seen in the Goble-Roberts area on May 1st.

Police believe his body was in the water in Prestonsburg and floated to Boyd County.

Last Thursday, officials say a worker at the Redbud Coal Dock in Ashland found the body in the river.

Prestonsburg Police are investigating how Gayheart died.

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