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KSP Investigating Partial Human Remains, Clothing Found In Lake Barkley

The Nike shoe found with the partial human remains on Sunday.
The Nike shoe found with the partial human remains on Sunday.

Kentucky State Police is asking for the public’s help in identifying partial human remains and related clothing items found in western Kentucky’s Lake Barkley.

A release from KSP Wednesday states the human remains were found Sunday along with a black and blue Nike Air Max shoe, a pair of grey thermal pants, a pair of black jeans, and a black belt. The release also states the remains and clothing were found in the lake north of the U.S. Route 68 bridge.

Those with information about the remains or clothing can call KSP Post 1 at 270-856-3721. Anonymous tips can also be made through the KSP app or by calling 1-800-222-5555.

"Liam Niemeyer is a reporter for the Ohio Valley Resource covering agriculture and infrastructure in Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia and also serves Assistant News Director at WKMS. He has reported for public radio stations across the country from Appalachia to Alaska, most recently as a reporter for WOUB Public Media in Athens, Ohio. He is a recent alumnus of Ohio University and enjoys playing tenor saxophone in various jazz groups."
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