Update: Coroner identifies man pulled from Green River near Sebree, Ky.

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Update 7:35 p.m.

ONTON, Ky. (WEHT) – The Webster County Coroner has identified the man pulled from the Green River Thursday.

The coroner says it was 70-year-old Ronald Dennis, of Sebree.

An autopsy is scheduled for Friday morning.

We will update information once it becomes available.

Update 5:15 p.m.

ONTON, Ky. (WEHT) – A man’s body has been pulled from the Green River near Sebree, Kentucky.

Emergency crews responded to the area around 10 a.m. after a man went out to launch his boat and didn’t return.

They found his clothes and boat, but no sign of him.

Crews were looking for the man. Emergencies agencies from Webster and Henderson counties responded.

There were two staging areas, including one in Sebree.

Officials believe the victim is around 70 years old.

Additional information has been released about the victim at this time.

Foul play is not suspected.

Update 4:05 p.m.

ONTON, Ky. (WEHT) – The coroner of Webster County, Kentucky has been called to a boat ramp on the green river.

Emergency responders received a call around 2:30 PM regarding a capsized boat in the Green River, near Sebree.

Crews say when they got to the area they did not find any overturned boats, but they did find the body of a man in the river.

The man’s body has been pulled from the water, but his name has not been released.

We have a crew on scene and will bring more updates once they become available.

Original Story

ONTON, Ky. (WEHT) – A body has been pulled from the Green River.

This is near Sebree, Kentucky in a town called Onton.

The coroner has responded to the scene.

We’re told this death was most likely accidental.

We will update information once it becomes available.

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(This story was originally published on September 5, 2019)

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