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Sheriff: Body Recovered From Lake Near Missing Man's Truck

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RUSSELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Officials in Russell County said Monday that a body recovered from Lake Cumberland was found near where a missing man's truck was found.

The Russell County Sheriff's Department says the body was discovered Sunday night by a maintenance worker near where a pickup truck belonging to a missing man was found March 31. 

The coroner has asked media outlets not to name the man until family has been notified.

The sheriff says Russell County Coroner Michael Reynolds recovered the body along with a crew from the Russell County Rescue Squad.

Authorities say the body is being sent to the state medical examiner's office in Frankfort for an autopsy and positive identification.

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