10-Year-Old’s Body Found Following Accidental Drowning

Posted at 7:55 AM, May 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-28 07:55:19-04

NELSON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– An investigation is underway after a young boy drowned in the Rolling Fork River.

According to the Bardstown fire chief, the body of 10-year-old Spencer Ryan Dugger was found just just before 5 p.m. Sunday night. 

Investigators say he was playing or swimming in the New Haven area.

About an hour after they were called to the scene, crews pulled Dugger’s body from the water. 

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.