Body pulled from Scioto River

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A body was recovered from the Scioto River Monday evening.

Columbus police and medics responded to Griggs Reservoir around 6:19pm after reports of a suspicious vehicle running near the water with nobody inside. Witnesses told police there was music playing in the vehicle and clothing was laying nearby.

The Columbus Police Dive Team recovered one person from the water. Details on the victim were not released as the investigation is ongoing. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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