Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Bodies Identified as Missing Johnson County Couple

OIL SPRINGS, Ky. -- A coroner has confirmed the identities of two bodies found on property owned by a missing Johnson County couple.

Johnson County Coroner J.R. Frisby said that autopsy results found the bodies are those of Larry, 60, and Sandra,53, Blanton.

The Blantons were reported missing in September. Their bodies were found buried behind a horse barn on their farm in Oil Springs late Friday night.

Sheriff Dwayne Price said Investigators went back to farm after getting a tip about the where the bodies could be found.

There is no word on how the couple died.

Investigators have called the couple's disappearance suspicious.

The couple's son, Willie Blanton has been called a person of interest in the case.

Willie and his girlfriend,Amanda Fanin are in jail in Johnson County on charges not directly related to the disappearance.