The West Virginia Medical Examiner’s office has identified a man that was found in the back channel of the Ohio River on April 13th

Authorities say the body was identified as Jerry Bowman of Bridgeport, Ohio.

Bridgeport Police Chief John Bumba says it will be another 6-8 months before the cause of death is determined.  Bridgeport Police say Jerry Bowman hadn’t been seen since March 22.