Sheriff IDs Lake o’ the Pines drowning victim as missing Kentucky man

Sheriff IDs Lake o’ the Pines drowning victim as missing Kentucky man
Benjamin Cowley, a 30-year-old man reported missing in Kentucky, was seen camping in Marion County here in Texas on Nov. 4. (Source: Marion County Sheriff's Office)

MARION COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - The man who was found by a fisherman on Lake o’the Pines has been identified by law enforcement officials.

At approximately 4 p.m. on Nov. 9, a fisherman at the Johnson Creek Camping area discovered a body in the water. The man has been identified as Benjamin Cowley, 30, from Louisville, Kentucky, according to Marion County Sheriff David Capps. Foul play is not suspected, Capps said.

Cowley had been reported missing by his family in Louisville. He was later spotted camping at the Johnson Creek Camping area near the Lake O' The Pines on Nov. 4.

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