Police identify body found floating down NC river
Published: May. 3, 2023 at 3:22 PM EDT|Updated: May. 5, 2023 at 12:30 PM EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Asheville Police Department said identified the body that was found floating down a river on Wednesday.
According to police, kayakers reported a possible body floating down the French Broad River near Riverside Drive at around 1 p.m.
Officers said the Asheville Fire Department was able to retrieve the body from the river.
The body was identified as a 35-year-old man named Trinity Hyde Batchelor.
If anyone has information regarding this scene, text TIP2APD to 847411 or call 828-252-1110.
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