Coroner investigating after body found in Lexington reservoir

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A body has been found in Lexington’s Reservoir 1 on Richmond Road, across from Southland Christian Church.

The Fayette County Coroner says someone walking by noticed something in the water, then notified the fire department.

The coroner says it was a man’s body. He says he searched the man’s pockets, but was not able to find any identification.

According to the coroner, the man seems to be in his late 30s or early 40s.

The coroner says, based on an on-scene investigation, there was no evidence of foul play, but a full exam will give more information.

It seems like the man had been in the water for a long time, according to the coroner.

The investigation is ongoing.

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