HARRISON TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WDTN) – The cause of death was revealed of a 71-year-old woman who went missing during the Memorial Day tornado outbreak and was later found dead near a creek.
According to Montgomery County Coroner Dr. Kent Harshbarger, Catherine Clayburn died of an accidental drowning.
Clayburn was missing for over a week after the tornado outbreak when she was found covered by piles of brush and debris next to creek connected to the Stillwater River.
EquuSearch, a national organization specializing in locating missing persons, was called in to assist in the search near Shiloh Drive and Blue Ridge Drive near where Clayburn was found.Grab the FREE WDTN News App from the Apple Store or Google play. Stay up to date with all the local news, weather and sports as well as live newscasts and events as they happen.