FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Franklin County Coroner’s Office has released the name of a teenager who is believed to have drowned Tuesday in Elkhorn Creek.
The body of 14-year-old Landon Smith, of Lawrenceburg, was pulled from the creek around 8:30 p.m.
The Franklin County coroner says Smith went missing after diving into the creek off a boat ramp around 5:30 p.m.
The preliminary cause of death is drowning, according to a coroner.
An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday.
The coroner says the Franklin County Coroner’s Office is continuing to investigate.