Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

Human Remains Found in Hopkins County Identified

breaking body identifiedHOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/31/13) – The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office has announced that the human remains located in a creek near Continental Drive in Madisonville have been positively identified.
 
On Saturday, June 29, 2013, the Hopkins County Sheriff Office received a call from residents on Continental Drive who had located human remains in the creek behind their residences.
 
Detectives from the Hopkins County Sheriff Office arrived on scene and began the recovery process of the bones. The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office was assisted in the recovery by Dennis Mayfield-Hopkins County Coroner, Wayne Burton-Assistant Hopkins County Coroner, Dr. Greg Wanger of the Kentucky Medical Examiner’s Office, and personnel from the Hopkins County Public Works Department.
 
According to Sheriff’s Office officials, the remains have been determined to be Rodney Brent (Bo) Hale. Hale reportedly went missing from a residence on Continental Drive on November 29, 2010. At this time no cause of death has been determined. The investigation is ongoing.
 
SurfKY News will keep you updated as new details in this case are released.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Detective Scott Troutman (Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office)

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

August 25, 2014 4215

14-Year-Old Suffers Gunshot Wound; Air…

in Top Stories by Ami Clayton, SurfKY News
August 25, 2014 3808

Flooded Central City Church's Seven Day…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
August 25, 2014 3359

Camper Stolen in Utica Recovered in…

in Top Stories by Martha Clark
August 25, 2014 2845

Daviess County Health Department…

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
August 25, 2014 2822

44th Mount Saint Joseph Picnic is Sunday,…

in News by Jennifer Kaminski

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

August 25, 2014 4215

14-Year-Old Suffers Gunshot Wound; Air…

in Top Stories by Ami Clayton, SurfKY News
August 25, 2014 2363

Two Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision Near…

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke
August 25, 2014 2268

Former Co-Workers Trying to Raise Money…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 24, 2014 2256

Two Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision…

in Top Stories by Officer Jeff Miller
August 26, 2014 1688

Two People Injured When Vehicle Overturns…

in Top Stories by Matt Sanderson

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

August 25, 2014 2845

Daviess County Health Department…

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
August 25, 2014 2822

44th Mount Saint Joseph Picnic is Sunday,…

in News by Jennifer Kaminski
August 25, 2014 2704

GRADD Seeking Ombudsman Program Volunteers

in News by Woody Maglinger
August 26, 2014 2009

Owensboro Board of Commissioners…

in News by Beth Cecil
August 26, 2014 1695

City Street Closures on Strawbridge and…

in News by Abby Shelton

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

August 25, 2014 3808

Flooded Central City Church's Seven Day…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
August 25, 2014 3359

Camper Stolen in Utica Recovered in…

in Top Stories by Martha Clark
August 25, 2014 2480

Mustangs Marching Classic

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 25, 2014 2401

Job Corp Celebrates 50th Anniversary

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 26, 2014 1773

Family Has Close Call with Tornado

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 03social 04social 22social 21social 06