Regional Headlines
8:43 am
Mon August 3, 2009

Amish Man Drowns in Trigg Co.

Trigg County, KY – An Amish man from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, drowned while swimming in a Trigg County farm pond over the weekend. Department of Fish and Wildlife Law Enforcement Officer Ken Richards says 20-year-old Jonas Beilor died Saturday while after taking off his life jacket while swimming with friends. Richards says Beilor was in the area to help build a house in the Amish community.

Beilor's body was recovered by divers from the volunteer Trigg County Rescue Team. Trigg County Coroner John Mark Vinson ruled the drowning accidental.