KSP: Child’s body found in Trigg County pond


Courtesy: Kentucky State Police

CADIZ, KY. (WKRN) — A body was discovered in a Trigg County pond Tuesday, according to Kentucky State Police (KSP).

Police said the body was found around 11 a.m. in a pond behind a house on Woodland Drive near Cadiz.

Trigg County deputies and KSP responded. Investigators said at some point during the morning, a small child walked away from a residence and was located by a neighbor in a small pond near the home.

The Trigg County Coroner arrived and pronounced the child dead on at the scene. This is an active investigation.

The coroner said the death appears to be accidental. An examination of the body is scheduled for Tuesday at the Western Kentucky Medical Examiner’s Office in Madisonville.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 and WKRN.com for updates.

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