NEW DETAILS: Cause of death, ID confirmed for man found in Great Miami River

Published: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 @ 3:06 PM

Body is believed to be man who has been missing since his kayak capsized on June 10.

A body pulled Tuesday from the Great Miami River in Hamilton has been officially identified as Benjamin Gipson, a kayaker who had been missing since Sunday.

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Gipson’s death has been ruled accidental as a result of drowning, according to the Butler County Coroner’s Office.

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Gipson, 29, of Cincinnati, went missing while kayaking June 10 on the river in Hamilton.

Crews pulled his body from the river Tuesday afternoon after days of searching.

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