Human remains found in Martin County

MILO, Ky. – A death investigation is underway after human remains were discovered in the Milo area of Martin County, Ky.

In the morning hours of Tuesday, September 27, 2016, the Kentucky State Police (KSP) Post 9 in Pikeville, Ky. was contacted by Martin County Sheriff’s Office to provide assistance with a death investigation.

Detectives from Post 09 responded to the scene in reference to remains that had been discovered in a wooded area in the Milo community of Martin County. The remains were identified as human.

The initial investigation at the scene did not reveal the person’s identity or gender.

The remains were sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy and to determine the cause of death. Additional information concerning this case will be released as information becomes available by the KSP.

This incident remains under investigation by KSP Detective Jason Dials.
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