Body found in Hocking River

ATHENS, Ohio (WTAP) - Deputies say a man's body was found in the Hocking River off Hamley Run Road in Athens County.

The Athens County sheriff's office received a report of a missing person on Nov. 2, 2016.

A woman named Tiffany Bruce reported that her boyfriend, Gregory Perry Jr., was swimming in the river. She left the area for a short time and said when she came back she couldn't find him.

A short while later, deputies recovered his body from the water. The body will be sent for autopsy.

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