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Body Recovered Of Missing Canoer on Green River

Date of News Release: 08/09/2015

(Roundhill, KY) - On Friday, August 7, 2015 the Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green responded to Lock 5 Road in Butler County in reference to a male subject that was seen going over the dam at Lock 5 on the Green River in a canoe.

Law Enforcement, along with Search and Rescue units began a search for the subject immediately, and continued until a body was recovered today, August 9, 2015 at approx. 12:05 pm just inside Warren County.

The subject was identified as Phillip Leedy (41) of Bowling Green and he was pronounced dead at 12:05 by the Warren County Coroner's Office.

The investigation is still ongoing and is being led by Trooper Josh Amos.