Update: Identity of London drowning victim released
LONDON, Ky. (WYMT) - Update (10/22/20, 1:30 p.m.):
Officials in Laurel County released the identity of the man who was found drowned in London
Deputies with the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office say the victim was 52-year-old Jeffery Whitis.
The cause of the drowning is still being investigated.
Original (10/22/20, 11:30 a.m.):
Deputies with the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office are investigating an apparent drowning.
The drowning occurred off Hatcher Road in London Thursday morning.
Locals found a man in a pond around 7:44 a.m.
Emergency services found the man unresponsive when they arrived on scene.
The Laurel County Coroner pronounced the man dead a short time later.
No name is released yet.
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