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.


Information from: Kentucky New Era,