breakingnews1MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (3/23/13) – On March 24, 2013, Sheriff Curtis McGehee with the Muhlenberg County Sheriff’s Office reported that a body of a missing man has been located.

According to Sheriff McGehee, a local farmer contacted Central Dispatch, informing them that a body had been found in a field on his property. The body was identified as that of 26-year-old Justin M. Wheeler, of Elkton.

Last week, SurfKY News reported that Wheeler had been reported missing after a female had dropped him off on Henderson Lane in Greenville on March 14.

At this time, Sheriff McGehee reported that an autopsy will be performed and that the investigation is currently ongoing by the Muhlenberg County Sheriff’s Department, Greenville Police Department and the Muhlenberg County Coroner’s Office.

Central City Police, Powderly Police, Emergency Management, and Kentucky State Police assisted in the recovery of the body.

missing wheeler

SurfKY News
Information provided by Sheriff Curtis McGehee
Photo provided by SurfKY Graphics

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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 on social media.

In Other News...

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released - Aug. 26, 2015

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/26/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Wednesday, Aug. 26. Rex… Read More

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/27/15) — Madisonville-North Hopkins High School was on lockdown for a brief period this morning… Read More

Most Read This Week

August 24, 2015 10256

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 5686

Alleged Burglar Calls 911 to Report Fire

by SurfKY News
August 22, 2015 4828

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 4778

UPDATE: Four Dead, Two Survive Boating Accident

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 3703

MPD Coducting Sobriety Checkpoints

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 14052

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 10256

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 26, 2015 1955

Man Charged with Theft, Meth, Marijuana Growing

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 1721

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 1211

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - August 26, 2015

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 1121

Kentucky Career Center Blood Drive Aug. 31

by SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 1069

Hanson Agrees to Take Compensating Rate on Tax…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 1015

KSP Seeking Information to Assist 'Slasher'…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 978

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 846

Legislators Preview Election 2015

by KET
August 26, 2015 630

Two Chicago Men Indicted for Multi-State Cargo…

by SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 614

UPDATE - Missing Juvenile Found

by SurfKY News