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Body of Missing Soldier Found in Lyon County
By West Kentucky Star Staff
LAKE CITY, KY - Authorities have found the body of a Fort Campbell soldier reported missing after enjoying the water with friends along the Tennessee River in Kentucky.

Private First Class JuWan Richardson was reported missing Friday while tubing at Kentucky Lake, where the river widens near Lake City. Lyon County Judge Executive Wade White said in a Facebook post that Richardson's body was found Monday morning.

Lyon County Emergency Management Deputy Director Randy Reed said Richardson's body was recovered at around 8 a.m. near mile marker 30 on Kentucky Lake at Twin Lakes, LBL. His body was reportedly found by a search team and divers from Marshall County, and has been turned over to the Lyon County Coroner for examination.
 
Search crews and volunteers from several counties worked through the weekend using boats equipped with sonar in an effort to find his body. Lyon County Emergency Management thanked all of the organizations who helped in the recovery effort.

 

 


Published 09:22 AM, Monday May. 14, 2018
Updated 09:41 AM, Tuesday May. 15, 2018

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