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Update to Death Investigation in Butler County, KY

Date of News Release: 11/29/2005

(BOWLING GREEN, KY) - An autopsy was conducted today on the remains of the victim found in the burned car on Doolin Lake road Saturday evening. The preliminary results indicate that the victim died from injuries suffered when the car he was operating crashed through some thickets and woods and caught fire. No evidence of foul play was found and the victim was positively identified as John Alton Hutchinson Jr. 54 years of age of Quality, Ky.

At 1748 hours Post Three received a call in reference to a brush fire on Doolin Lake Road in Butler County. Upon arrival the fire department located a vehicle. Once the fire was suppressed, skeletal remains were found inside the vehicle at 1809 hours. The victim is unknown at this time. No foul play is suspected.

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