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Body of March 25, 2015 drowning victim recovered

Next earlier story on tragedy, Larry Smith, update on search from missing canoeist

By Larry Smith
FM 92.7 the WAVE & 99.9 the Big Dawg

The body of the man who drowned in a March 25, 2015 canoeing accident has been recovered.

Taylor County Coroner Terry Dabney said that the victim, identified as Nyles H. Lawlor, 60, of Sulphur Well, KY, was found at 3:30pmET, on the Charles Tucker farm in Taylor County, KY, one-half mile downstream from the place where Lawlor's canoe had been reported to have overturned.

According to the coroner, a root of a tree which had fallen into the river caught the body and searchers were able to find it there. - LARRY SMITH, Operations Manager, Shoreline Communications.

This story was posted on 2015-04-16 21:10:43
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