Body found in river identified as missing Breathitt County man

A body found Monday in the Kentucky River has been identified as a missing Breathitt County man.

Granville Sewell Jr., 49, of Jackson was reported missing Friday by his family, according to Kentucky State Police.

A Jackson police officer found Sewell’s body just before 5 p.m. Friday in the North Fork of the Kentucky River, off Ky. 1812 just outside of Jackson, according to Kentucky State Police.

State police are investigating.