breaking news body foundPADUCAH, Ky. (4/24/13) – The McCracken County Sheriff’s Department has reported that a body has been found in the Paducah area.
 
According to Sheriff’s Office Spokesman, Mike Turnbow, at approximately 2:00 AM this morning, employees of Ingram Barge spotted a body floating in the water near Owens Island. The Paducah Fire Department launched their boat and recovered the body.
 
Deputy Coroner Ben Bradford responded to the scene and directed the body be removed to the morgue at Lourdes Hospital for a preliminary examination. The body was then transported to the State Medical Examiner’s Office at Madisonville for an autopsy. Results of that are pending.
 
The body is described as that of a white female wearing blue jeans and Nike sneakers. It appears the body has been in the water between two and four weeks. Deputy Coroner Bradford and Sheriff’s Department detectives have been reviewing missing person’s reports and hope to have a positive ID later this afternoon.
 
SurfKY News will keep you updated as new details are released.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Mike Turnbow
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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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.

Posted on 2/2/14

In Other News...

Kentucky Career Center Blood Drive Aug. 31

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/27/15) — The Kentucky Career Center Office of Employment and Training will be hosting a blood… Read More

Two-Vehicle Accident Results in Possible Injuries

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/28/15) — Traffic was slowed along North Main Street, where a woman was being treated for possible… Read More

Most Read This Week

August 24, 2015 10743

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 6009

Alleged Burglar Calls 911 to Report Fire

by SurfKY News
August 22, 2015 5004

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 4941

UPDATE: Four Dead, Two Survive Boating Accident

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 4422

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 15309

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 10743

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 27, 2015 4422

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 2004

Kentucky Career Center Blood Drive Aug. 31

by SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 1327

Legislators Preview Election 2015

by KET
August 27, 2015 1198

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 1135

Driver Injured after Swerving to Avoid Striking…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 1071

Two Webster County Residents Injured in Hopkins…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 1054

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 816

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 722

All Occasions Formals to Host Celebration to…

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 27, 2015 720

Remember Alison Parker, Adam Ward Not the Killer

by SurfKY News