5-30-17: MEDFORD WOMAN’S BODY FOUND IN ILLINOIS RIVER.

THE BODY OF A MEDFORD WOMAN, WHO’D GONE MISSING SOME TWO WEEKS AGO, WHILE ALONG THE ILLINIOS RIVER, WAS FOUND ON SUNDAY. THE BODY OF TINA BEHNEKE WAS FOUND, ABOUT THREE QUARTERS OF A MILE TO A MILE DOWNSTREAM FROM WHERE SHE WAS SWEPT AWAY. TWO PEOPLE WHO WERE WITH BEHNEKE SAID THAT SHE WAS SWEPT AWAY, WHILE TRYING TO SWIM IN A TYPICALLY SHALLOW AREA. HER BODY WAS NOT RECOVERED UNTIL MONDAY MORNING, DUE TO LATE HOURS AND UNSAFE CONDITIONS.