Body of drowned Johnson Co. teen recovered


PAINTSVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Johnson Co. Sheriff says the body of a 15-year-old boy who fell into Paintsville Lake has been recovered.

The Sheriff says a group of teenagers were out at the lake Thursday night when the boy fell in.

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According to the Sheriff, the boy could not swim, and was in an area of the lake with difficult terrain to negotiate.

Kentucky State Police are investigating the incident.