Dead Juggalo Found in Ohio River

Twenty-four year-old discovered in western Kentucky had attended the Gathering of the Juggalos

August 16, 2011 11:30 AM ET
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The Gathering of the Juggalos
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The body of an Insane Clown Posse fan was found in the Ohio River in western Kentucky on Sunday. Jess Waters, 24, was identified by Kentucky State Police after his corpse was recovered in the Sturgeon Island area. Waters died wearing an arm band indicating that he had been at the Gathering of the Juggalos festival in Cave-in-Rock, Illinois over the weekend.

As of yet, the circumstances of Waters death is unknown. Union County, KY, coroner Stephen Shouse told the Associated Press that he does not suspect foul play. "There was no trauma," Shouse said. "We are pending toxicology and history if we find out who he is."

Photos: The Gathering of the Juggalos 2011

Kentucky State Police are investigating the case, as well as another missing person investigation involving the Gathering of the Juggalos. "We have a lead we're working on a missing individual, but have nothing back yet," says Shouse.

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