Body found floating in La Grange lake is identified

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By Amanda Manning

 Oldham County officials identify man found in La Grange lake

A death investigation continues after a body was found in the lake near Sunset Drive in La Grange.

Oldham County Police responded to a phone call of a body floating in the lake by the Green Valley Apartment Complex at approximately 9:11 a.m. Tuesday.

Matthew Roark, 35, was found dead on July 14 in Green Valley Lake.

The Oldham County Police Department and medical examiners are currently treating this as a death investigation, but do not believe that foul play was involved.

According to the Oldham County Mesonet, the area has received 5.9 inches of rain in the past month. Investigators do not believe that the death was related to the recent weather.

Police say that the cause of death is still unknown, and if a determination can be made, they will release that information.

We will continue to give you updates on this breaking news as it unravels.