Police identify body recovered from Rock River in Janesville

CREATED May 10, 2014

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JANESVILLE – A body pulled from the Rock River in Janesville Friday evening has been identified.

A 15 year-old-boy had been fishing the Rock River Friday and reported seeing what he thought may be a body. Officers checked the area and found a body about 20 feet from shore.

Janesville Police report an autopsy was performed and the body has been identified as 75-year-old Mary Coulthard. She had been missing for the past week. The cause of death is drowning.

The Janesville Police Department is continuing to investigate.