Lancaster man drowns in southern Ky.

August 2, 2009 5:41:01 PM PDT
An Amish man from Lancaster, Penn., drowned while swimming in a farm pond Saturday in Trigg County in southern Kentucky. Department of Fish and Wildlife Law Enforcement Officer Ken Richards says 20-year-old Jonas Beilor, died while after taking off his life jacket while swimming with friends. Richards told The Kentucky New Era that 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.

Richards said Trigg County Coroner John Mark Vinson ruled the drowning accidental.

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Information from: Kentucky New Era, http://www.kentuckynewera.com


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