Death Investigation as Man was Recovered Near Beaver Creek

Wayne County Coroner Gordon Hicks, reports that at app. 7:30 am Thursday morning the Wayne County Coroner’s Office was called to Beaver Creek Resort to meet with KY Water Patrol, Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, and Wayne County Rescue Squad. A search had been underway during the night for a 73-year-old male from Lexington KY.

His personal vehicle had been located at Beaver Creek Resort, and his boat had been located on the water in the Beaver Creek area. After his boat had been located with no one aboard, The Rescue Squad sent down divers into the water and he was located in close proximity to the boat and in the water.

The name of the individual will be released pending notification of next of kin and further investigation. An autopsy is scheduled at the State Medical Examiner facility in Louisville