SHELBYVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A teenage girl found dead in a Shelby County creek Monday morning has been identified.
Deputy coroner Jeff Ivers said Jackleen Lane, 15, of Bagdad, KY drowned. She was last seen Saturday. Ivers said Lane had been in the water two or three days. Investigators believe Lane went into the water in the general area where she was found near First and Goodman Streets in Shelbyville.
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A train conductor spotted Lane's body around 9 a.m. Monday 50 feet below the tracks, fully clothed and face down in the water.
How Lane ended up in the creek has not been determined. Family members said they don't believe someone killed her or that Lane committed suicide. Lane had told her family she was going to a fair on Saturday.
Toxicology results are pending.
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