Body found in Pulaski County may be that of person who jumped off Memorial Bridge

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PULASKI COUNTY (WSLS 10) - Kayakers in the New River found a body that may be the missing person who was reported to have jumped off of the Memorial Bridge on October 8.

They found the body on Saturday near the old train trestle, just below the Dedmon Center.

The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office responded and was assisted by the Radford Police Department and the Radford Fire Department.

The sheriff's office said it won't know if the body is that of the missing person until confirmation is received from the Medical Examiners office.

There have been several searches with boats, sonar, divers and K-9s since October 8 to try to locate the person.

The incident is still under investigation by the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office.

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