Jamestown, KY, April 16, 2018 - The Russell County Coroner’s Office and Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Resources are conducting a joint investigation into the discovery of a body on Lake Cumberland. The body of a male was discovered near a private dock located on Lilly Creek on Lake Cumberland at approximately 10:00pmCT on Sunday, April 15, 2018. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Russell County Coroner Michael Reynolds. At this time, the identity has not confirmed. An autopsy conducted today (Monday, April 16th) at the Kentucky State Medical Examiner’s Office in Frankfort, KY determined the preliminary cause of death to be consistent with drowning.
Positive ID has not been confirmed. WAVE News will have more information as it is made available.