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Body of woman found in Lake Barkley

LYON COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -

Search crews found the body of a Sacramento, Kentucky woman in Lake Barkley Tuesday night.

The woman was found in 21 feet of water around 8:18 p.m. by the Marshall County Rescue Squad.

Sgt. Gary Clark with Kentucky Fish and Wildlife says the woman was found at mile marker 37.2 on the Land Between the Lakes shoreline.

Clark says she was using a floatable cushion when it got away from her and she slipped into the water. This happened around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday close to the Demumbers Bay boat ramp.

Police have not released the identity of the woman.

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