Drowning Victim Found

Specialized equipment was used to aid in the recovery of the body of Sammy Bilyeu, the owner of a gas station in Gainesboro, who tragically drowned on Dale Hollow Lake last week.

It took five days, countless hours of searching and specialized equipment to recover Bilyeu’s body. Clay County EMA Director Natalie Boone explained about the equipment and the group that was instrumental in aiding in the recovery efforts.

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