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Body of Mercer County man recovered in Claytor Lake

Pulaski County, Va. (WVVA) – The body of a Mercer County man was recovered from Claytor Lake on Friday, Aug 23.

Around 9:30 p.m., Pulaski County Search and Rescue Team and the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries responded to calls in reference to a missing swimmer. Dive teams from Christiansburg Fire Department, Longshop McCoy Fire Department, Radford Fire Department, and Blacksburg Fire Department assisted with the recovery.

The body of Kevin Roy, 39 years old of Princeton, W.Va. was located deceased shortly after search began in the last known vicinity of Roy’s whereabouts.

The incident remains under investigation as of this time.

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