Body found in Pikeville City Park

ROGER ALFORD Associated Press Writer

May 23, 2013

Julia Roberts Goad

Staff Writer

PIKEVILLE, Ky - The Pikeville Police Department is investigating the death of a man found in the city park.

The department received a call shortly after 1 a.m. Wednesday, reporting a possible dead body in the park, located in downtown Pikeville. When officers arrived, they found the body of a Hispanic male, age unknown.

The body has been sent to Frankfort for an autopsy. Pikeville Police say that although they are following up on leads at this time and the case remains an active death investigation, there is no indication of foul play at this time.

PPD Sgt. Mike Riddle is heading the investigation, he was assisted by Officers Tony Conn, r Russell Blankenship and Chad Branham.