Authorities search for teen believed drowned in Taylor County - wave3.com-Louisville News, Weather & Sports

Teen who drowned in Taylor County lake identified

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TAYLOR COUNTY, KY (WAVE) - Authorities have recovered the body of an 18-year-old after he reportedly went underwater and never resurfaced Sunday. 

The teen was identified as Tariq Armour of Coxs Creek by the Taylor County Coroner's office. The Coroner's office said Armour's cause of death is consistent with drowning. 

The search ended shortly before noon Monday after his body was pulled from Green River Lake. 

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Lieutenant Jeremy McQueary with Kentucky Fish & Wildlife confirmed the call came in late Sunday afternoon. Police said the Armour was swimming across the Green River Park Walking Trail Cove when he went under. 

Kentucky Fish & Wildlife is investigating the circumstances around this incident.

An autopsy will be conducted by the State Medical Examiner's Office on Tuesday. 

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