Man identified in Laurel Lake Drowning

42 year-old Alfonso Sanchez-Gonzalez died Saturday after drowning at Laurel Lake Spillway Beach.

Drowning Tragedy

WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Whitley County Coroner has released the name of the Lexington man who drowned Saturday at Laurel Lake Spillway Beach. His was 42 year-old Alfonso Sanchez-Gonzalez.

Fish and Wildlife investigator Chris Meadow tells ABC 36 he was swimming at the Spillway Beach.

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Family and friends told Meadow they saw him doing fine and then he just didn’t resurface.

People practicing diving nearby had to go down and get him.

When Meadow arrived on scene, witnesses were doing CPR.

Gonzalez was taken to Corbin Baptist where he was pronounced dead.