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Official: Human leg found in Ohio River

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HENDERSON, Ky. (AP) - A human leg has been recovered from the Ohio River in western Kentucky prompting officials to search for other remains in the waterway.

Henderson County Rescue Squad chief Bryant Woodard says cadaver dogs and dive teams were searching the river Friday afternoon.

Henderson County Coroner Bruce Farmer told The Gleaner (http://bit.ly/1sdPXEi ) his office took custody of the leg and hopes to extract DNA from it.

As of Friday night, no more body parts were recovered from the river.

Information from: The Gleaner, http://www.thegleaner.com/

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