Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Body found in Tug Fork River

SOUTH WILLIAMSON, Ky. -- Police are investigating the discovery of a body that washed up on the banks of the Tug Fork River on the West Virginia/Kentucky border.

Not much is known about the body or how it ended up there, and officials say the investigation is just beginning.

Mingo County officials say they are working a case of a missing man, but they are waiting for the medical examiner to make a positive identification to determine if this body is that missing man.

The body was taken to Frankfort for an autopsy and positive identification.

Kentucky State Police are handling the investigation.