Paducah Teen Drowns at Kentucky Lake

A Paducah teenager drowned on Kentucky Lake Sunday morning in Marshall County. The drowning occurred near the Kentucky Lake Convention Center and the Old Beach area of Kentucky Dam Marina. Reports said a 17-year-old male failed to resurface while in the water, and a sonar search later located the victim. The victim’s name was not released. The incident will be investigated by the Marshall County Coroner’s Office and the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife. An autopsy is scheduled to take place Monday at the Western Kentucky Regional Medical Examiner’s Office in Madisonville.

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