Body of drowning victim recovered on Lake Barkley

The body of a Texas man who jumped off a pontoon boat into Lake Barkley and never resurfaced Thursday was recovered Saturday morning.

The Trigg County Coroner’s Office identified the man as 62-year old Mark Alan Younger of Bandera, Texas and a news release says the accidental drowning near the marina remains under investigation.

The coroner’s office was assisted by the Trigg County Rescue Squad and Trigg County Emergency Management and the Marshall County Rescue Squad also assisted in the search.