HENDERSON, Ky. (AP) -- An initial search for more remains after a human leg turned up in the Ohio River turned up no results. But, Henderson County Chief Deputy Coroner Don Farris says it is likely a match will be found.
Farris told The Paducah Sun that he feels confident about finding a match to the leg, which surfaced Friday near Henderson.
The coroner's office sent the leg -- two lower leg bones and a shoe-- to the medical examiner's office in Madisonville. Farris says there are several missing people in the tri-state area, increasing the likelihood of a DNA match being made.
The Henderson County Rescue Squad and the Henderson Dive Team searched near where the bones were found. Perry Township in Indiana sent a rescue boat with sonar equipment to assist.
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