TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Body Recovered from the Kentucky Lake
Date of News Release: 07/01/2013
(Hickory, Ky.) -- On June 30th, at approximately 10:00 am, Kentucky State Police Post 1 was notified by Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife of a body that had been recovered on Kentucky Lake. They advised the body had been located by members of the Marshall County Rescue Squad near the Trigg/Lyon county line. It was believed that the deceased was that of a subject reported missing from Tennessee. Due to the nature of the incident, Fish and Wildlife requested that KSP conduct the death investigation. Preliminary autopsy results show that the victim suffered a single gunshot wound to the head. The investigation continues by Detective Steve Silfies.