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Death Investigation in Adair County

Date of News Release: 07/29/2011

(Columbia, Ky.) -- The Kentucky State Police are conducting an investigation surrounding the death of 59-year-old Paul R. Acree of Campbellsville, KY. Post 15 was notified on Thursday night at 7:57 CST by the Adair County Sheriff's Office that a body had been recovered from the Green River Lake Mount Carmel Boat Ramp in Adair County. Authorities arrived at the scene and found an abandoned vehicle in the area that belonged to the victim and a positive identification was made by a family member. There were no signs of foul play and an autopsy was performed today at the State Medical Examiner's office in Louisville. The cause of death has not been determined and is pending toxicology results. Kentucky Fish & Wildlife and the Adair County Sheriff's office assisted. KSP Detective B.J. Burton is investigating.

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