Body in Columbia River identified as Kansas man

LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) - The body found in the Columbia River a year ago at Longview has been identified as a 57-year-old Kansas man, Charles A. Farley of Hiawatha.

Cowlitz County Coroner Tim Davidson said Thursday the identification was made after Farley's DNA profile was plugged into a national missing persons database.

The Daily News reports Farley was reported missing in April of last year in Kansas. His pickup truck was found in June 2011 at a truck stop at Halsey, Ore. The body was found Dec. 15, 2011, at a bulk terminal on the river.

The death remains under investigation.