PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (FOX 56) — The body found Wednesday near Lake Cumberland has been identified.

The Pulaski County Coroner’s Office said the body was identified as a 28-year-old transient, Robert E. Lee. Test and autopsy results won’t be available for about two months.


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A body was found in the Fishing Creek area of Lake Cumberland on Wednesday evening.

According to the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife, the body was found around 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Sgt. Wilson with Kentucky Fish and Wildlife told FOX 56 that the deceased is a white male around 28 years old. The man has yet to be identified.