Body found in Laurel Lake identified as man from Lily

A body found early Monday morning in Laurel Lake has been identified as a 24-year-old man from Lily, according to Kentucky State Police.

Police were called about 7:05 a.m. Monday for about a body in the water near East City Dam Road, according to state police. The body was identified as James R. Wagers, who had not been reported missing before his body was found, WKYT reported.

Wagers was sent to the state medical examiner’s office for an autopsy.