Body found floating in Kentucky Lake

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MARSHALL COUNTY, Ky. - The Marshall County Rescue squad is investigating its third water fatality this month.

Curt Curtner says fisherman found a man floating near Shawnee Resort on Kentucky Lake early Sunday morning.  Curtner says the man was likely fishing alone.  He has not been identified.

Curtner says an autopsy will be performed Monday in Madisonville.  Curtner urges boaters and fisherman to wear a life jacket. 

Curtner says there is a missing person's report from northwest Tennessee, but he declined to comment on if the cases are related.  Curtner said an unoccupied boat was recovered from the waters Saturday.

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