From Kentucky State Police Post 11 -
Sheriff John Root is reporting that Laurel Sheriff's Detective Taylor McDaniel along with Capt. Richard Dalrymple are conducting a death investigation regarding the discovery of a deceased male off Marches Branch at the edge of Laurel Lake on Sunday afternoon March 26, 2023 at approximately 3:44 PM.
Sheriff's investigators report that a fisherman found the body and notified authorities. The deceased individual is identified as 34-year-old Justin Hamblin of London. An autopsy is scheduled in Frankfort on Monday morning to assist in identifying the cause of death.
Assisting on the case was: Kentucky Fish and Wildlife and the Laurel County Coroner's Office Laurel Sheriff's Detective Taylor McDaniel, the case officer, continues his investigation.