UPDATE: Lake Beshear Drowning Victim Identified

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The name of the man who drowned in Lake Beshear Tuesday has been released. An incomplete obituary from Lamb Funeral Home identified the man as 70-year old James Doss, Jr., of Buffalo Road in Gracey area.

Caldwell and Christian County Rescue crews responded to Lake Beshear after 11:00 Tuesday morning following a call a man had fallen off the boat dock into Lake Beshear and didn’t resurface.

Christian County Emergency Management Director Randy Graham tells the News Edge rescue crews responded to the scene on Fowler Ridge Road and assisted in a joint search for the man.

He says the man’s body was found after 1:00 p.m. Doss was pronounced dead on the scene by the Caldwell County Coroner.

No other details have been released.


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