Missing Ohio woman's body found in river

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Authorities in central Ohio say a 72-year-old woman who went missing earlier this week has been found dead in a river.

Columbus police say Bessie Smith was living at a YWCA when she was last seen Tuesday. Her body was found in the Scioto River on Wednesday morning. The Columbus Dispatch (http://bit.ly/Va9brv ) reports that someone spotted the body near a park trial.

An autopsy will be conducted to determine how she died. Police do not suspect foul play.

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Information from: The Columbus Dispatch, http://www.dispatch.com