15-year-old boy who drowned in Meade Co. identified

Published: Jul. 9, 2017 at 4:42 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 10, 2017 at 3:26 PM EDT
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MEADE COUNTY, KY (WAVE) - The body of a teen was pulled from Meade County waters Saturday night, hours after the initial call of a subject in the water came in to police.

The call came in around 6:30 p.m. Saturday., of a person in the Ohio River near the Wolf Creek boat ramp.

The teen was identified Monday as Roger Pool III, 15, by the Meade County Coroner's office. The Coroner's office cause of death was associated with drowning.

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Police, Fire, EMS, the Department of Fish and Wildlife and an LMPD dive team all responded to the scene.

Near 10:00 p.m. Saturday, the body of a 15-year-old boy was recovered from the water

No further information is known about the circumstances surrounding the death.

The incident remains under investigation.

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