Body found in truck pulled from Lake Cumberland - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Body found in truck pulled from Lake Cumberland

Kentucky State Police say a body found in Lake Cumberland is that of an eastern Kentucky man missing for 14 months.

Trooper Don Trosper says 63-year-old Sampie Sparkman of Garrett was found inside his car in the lake on Thursday. Trosper says foul play is not suspected in the death.

Sparkman had left Floyd County on May 15, 2008, to visit family in Somerset, but did not arrive and had been report missing.

Trosper says the cause of death is undetermined pending the outcome of an autopsy.

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