KENTON COUNTY, KY. (THECOUNT) — Robert Kasee, the Kentucky man on the run from police after facing rape, sexual battery and assault charges in Cincinnati, has been found dead in the Ohio River in Villa Hills.

Police located the body of Kasee, 34, Wednesday morning in Northern Kentucky.


Boaters on Friday afternoon found the body of Robert Kasee near the Villa Hills Marina in Kenton County. source

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Kasee disappeared Wednesday after jumping into the Ohio River to avoid police capture.

Officials searched the river for hours, but Kasee was presumed dead by Thursday afternoon.