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Monaca woman's body found in Ohio River in W.Va.

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Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 9:30 a.m.

West Virginia authorities on Tuesday said a body found in the Ohio River near Chester is a missing Beaver County woman.

Workers found Sharone Napua Nakoa, 32, of Monaca in the river on April 16 near the Jennings Randolph Bridge. She was reported missing in Monaca on Feb. 19, the Hancock County Sheriff's Department said.

The sheriff's department said the West Virginia Medical Examiner's Office identified the body.

Monaca police did not immediately return a call for comment.

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