JACKSON COUNTY, Ky. (FOX 56) — A body was found near a highway Tuesday morning in Jackson County.

The Jackson County Coroner’s Office told FOX 56 News that a male body was found on the side of Highway 421.

Jackson County Emergency Management reported around 10:45 a.m. that Highway 421 North from Lundsford Hollow Road to Highway 1955 was shut down. It later reopened around 11:30 a.m.

The coroner’s office said it had no positive identity for the body, and it was sent to Frankfort for an autopsy.


FOX 56 reached out to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office for more information.