Thursday, September 26, 2013

Body Found; Missing Woman’s Family Fearing the Worst


A body found Wednesday along Ky. 80 in Knott County has a Johnson County family fearing the worst about a missing loved one.

Christina Barnett of Johnson County was last seen Wednesday, Sept. 18, in Hazard. Family and friends were searching for her when they found what they believe is Barnett's body – badly burned and covered by a television.

Family and friends had been searching for Barnett for days along Ky. 80.


Troopers and the county coroner have not confirmed the identity of the body or any details in the case. The body will be sent to the state medical examiner's office for an autopsy.