Authorities identify body in Little Miami River

(Terrace Park) -  Authorities located the body of a swimmer who went missing Saturday.

Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Neil says that at around 8:55 p.m. Monday a kayaker in Terrace Park saw a body floating in the Little Miami River.  The body is believed to be the 17-year-old who went missing while swimming at Camp Dennison on Saturday.

Multiple departments responded to assist in recovering the body.  The Loveland Symmes Fire Department eventually recovered the teen.

The Sheriff’s office says the body has been identified as 17-year-old James Marvin Ward.