Drowning In Franklin County

drowningAbout 7:40 a.m. Thursday morning Franklin County deputies and emergency personnel responded to a call about a body being found in the water.
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Department is now investigating the drowning of Vernon Odie Wadford, 48, of Winchester.
The man was found floating under the Devils Step boat dock early Thursday morning.
A witness told authorities that while fishing he observed a body floating in the water under the boat ramp.