Owensboro Man Drowns While Swimming at Newburgh Beach

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

HENDERSON, Ky. (AP) — An Owensboro man drowned while swimming at Newburgh Beach in Henderson County.

Deputy Coroner Donna Ford told the Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer that 27-year-old Yoshua Phillips was pulled from the Ohio River at 10 a.m. CDT Sunday.

Ford said rescue crews were called to the river to search for Phillips at about 5 a.m.

Ford said no foul play is suspected. The exact cause of death is being investigated by the state medical examiner's office in Madisonville.

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