MOREHEAD, Ky. (FOX 56) — An investigation is underway after skeletal remains were discovered in Rowan County.
According to the Rowan County Coroner’s Office, the Morehead Police Department Dispatch received a call around 4 p.m. Sunday from someone who claimed to have discovered skeletal remains in a remote wooded area in Morehead.
Upon arrival at the scene, the Morehead Police Department and the Rowan County Coroner’s Office confirmed the findings were human skeletal remains. A search of the area began and went on until dark. That search resumed Monday morning.
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The Rowan County coroner indicated that the skeletal remains will be transported to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Frankfort for an autopsy.