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Death Investigation / Laurel County

Date of News Release: 04/17/2017

London, KY. (April 17, 2017) On Sunday, April 16, 2017 at approximately 12:30 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a report of a human body in the water near the Marsh Branch boat ramp on Laurel Lake in Laurel County.

Upon arrival, KSP Detective Jessie Armstrong located Andrew Ku, 21, of New York, New York deceased.

Ku’s body has been sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy. Preliminary cause of death is expected later.

Detective Armstrong is continuing the investigation. He was assisted at the scene by Troopers from Post 11, Laurel County Sheriff’s Office, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife, Laurel County Rescue Squad and the Laurel County Coroner’s Office.