Body of Paint Creek Drowning Recovered

The Ross County Sheriff reports that the body of 18-year-old Randon Cochran was recovered from Paint Creek approximately 1.5 miles from where he was last seen early Sunday morning.  

The body was recovered at approximately 6pm Monday evening. Mr. Cochran is now in the care of the Ross County Coroner’s Office. 

In a press release, Sheriff George Lavender and his staff wished to express their condolences to the family and friends of Brandon Cochran.  Sheriff Lavender also wants to express his appreciation to the multiple agencies and volunteer organizations that assisted in the two day search.

Cochran was with friends on a sandbar in Paint Creek, when he went into the water shortly before 3am Sunday and never resurfaced.


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