Preliminary Autopsy: Prison Escapee Drowned in Ohio River

HENDERSON, Kentucky (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – Preliminary autopsy results show that Lima-area prison escapee Bradley Gillespie died by drowning.

This, as he eluded capture in Kentucky and near the Ohio River last week.

Toxicology results for the 50-year-old man are pending.

A boater spotted the body floating in the river over Memorial Day weekend.

The other escapee was captured.

Gillespie was serving a life term for two murders.