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Body Found Near River in Campbell County

A man was found dead near the Ohio River in Melbourne on Tuesday morning.

Campbell County Police report that officers were dispatched along with the Office of Emergency Management and Fire District #1 to the 7000 block of Mary Ingles Highway (KY Route 8) after receiving a report that a body had been found.

The man had been missing since last Tuesday, September 20, according to the police. He was later identified as Dustin Meadows, a Melbourne resident who grew up in Ft. Thomas and graduated from Highlands High School in 1996, according to Fort Thomas Matters.

The Campbell County Coroner's Office collected Meadows's body and will perform an autopsy on Wednesday morning, police said.

This story will be updated when more information is known.

-Staff report

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