72-year-old Middletown woman found dead in river after being reported missing

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MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (WDTN) — The Middletown Division of Police have canceled a missing person alert after finding the woman dead in the Great Miami River Monday afternoon.

Police issued a missing adult alert with the Ohio Attorney General’s Office Saturday after 72-year-old Deborah Riley, who suffered from dementia, failed to return home after leaving. Shortly after 2 p.m. Monday, police received a call the Riley’s body was found floating in the river.

Her body was recovered and the Butler County Coroner is working to determine cause of death.

WDTN.com will update this story when more information is available.

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