According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, a Purcellville woman drowned in a tubing accident on the Shenandoah River near Harpers Ferry on Monday evening. Five other family members were rescued.
The body of Katrina Anne Meeks, 40, was recovered from the river shortly before 9 p.m.
Investigators determined Meeks’ tube got caught on something in the river in the area of Bull Falls around 7 p.m. When tube flipped over, she fell in the water and did not resurface.
Investigators retained the tube and other belongings as evidence.