Body found near Ohio River last year identified

PITTSBURGH — A body found near the Ohio River in April 2022 has been identified.

According to the police blotter, River Rescue, Pittsburgh EMS and Pittsburgh Police responded to Doerr Street at around 5:30 p.m. for the report of a body found near the river.

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A kayaker directed first responders to the location on the shore.

Nearly a year later, the victim has been identified as Dean A. Barnes, 37, from Harrisburg.

There’s no word on Barnes’s cause or manner of death at this moment.

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