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Victim identified after drowning at Kentucky Lake

Updated: Jul. 4, 2018 at 5:53 PM CDT
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MARSHALL COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - The body of a missing swimmer has been found in Kentucky Lake.

According to the coroner Curt Curtner, the victim is Martin Perez, 29, of Paducah, Ky. and was originally from Guatemala.

Curt Curtner is EMA Director and Marshall Co. Coroner. He said the incident will be ruled an accidental drowning.

According to Emergency Management Perez was found at 2:58 p.m. on July 4.

The man was swimming with family at the Kentucky Dam Beach area when he went missing according to EMA.

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Perez was reported missing at 1:50 p.m.

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