Body found in Kentucky Lake over weekend identified


Web Editor - Mason Stevenson

MARSHALL COUNTY, Ky. - New details on the body found in Kentucky Lake this weekend.

Marshall County Deputy Coroner Curt Curtner says the body of 72-year-old Daniel Couger was found Sunday morning in the lake.

A news release from Kentucky State Police states "preliminary autopsy results show that the victim suffered a single gunshot would to the head.

Couger was last seen Friday afternoon.  That's when he left his Paris, Tennessee, home to go fishing.  Curtner said his family became concerned when he didn't return home.

The investigation continues.