Union Access on the Bourbeuse River

A road leads to the Union Access on the Bourbeuse River near where the body of Zachary D. Blackwell, 21, was found around 10:30 a.m. June 14.

A man found Monday morning in the Bourbeuse River in Union has been identified as Zachary D. Blackwell, 21, according to a Union Police news release.

Kayakers discovered Blackwell’s body around 10:30 a.m. Monday just east of the Highway 50 bridge, police said. Union Fire and Rescue workers and a Union Police detective recovered the body.

No evidence of foul play was found, police said. 

The investigation into the death of Blackwell, of Union, is ongoing, police said.