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Body Found in Lake

Body Found in Lake

An investigation is underway after a body was found in Laurel Lake.

State Police from Post 11 say they received a report of the body in the water near East City Dam Road Monday morning. Fisherman had spotted the body and alerted authorities. Detective Ryan Loudermilk responded to the scene and located the body of 24-year-old James R. Wagers, of Lily. An initial inspection showed no signs of trauma, but authorities say it appears Wagers had been in the lake for several days.

The body was sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Frankfort for an autopsy. Meantime, the investigation continues.

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