KSP: Man found in Knox Co. ditch apparently drowned

Published: Jun. 22, 2018 at 11:43 AM EDT
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Kentucky state police are investigating after they say a utility worker found a man's body in a Knox County ditch.

Troopers say the body was found around 11:30 Friday morning at the intersection of Stephen Trace Road and Old Highway 25E outside Barbourville.

The man has been identified as 42-year-old Robert L. Saunders of Barbourville.

The State Medical Examiner has ruled the death as an apparent drowning. Foul play is not suspected. Toxicology results are pending.