TFC Michael Murriell
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 14, Ashland
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Human Remains Discovered in Greenup County Identified
Date of News Release: 09/04/08
(Ashland, KY) - On 09/04/2008 the remains have been identified as Delbert Dillow, reported missing to the Kentucky State Police on 07/24/1999. The Kentucky State Medical Examiners Office made identification thru Mitochondria DNA submitted by the family. No foul play is suspected at this time. The incident remains under investigation by Detective Eric Kouns.
Original News Release Below:
Date of News Release: 09/26/07
(Ashland, KY) - The Kentucky State Police at Ashland Post 14 is currently conducting an investigation after human skeletal remains were located in a wooded area off of Happy Ridge Road near the Boyd / Greenup County line.
Construction workers discovered the remains and contacted the Kentucky State Police who responded to the scene. Dr. Emily Craig also responded and confirmed the remains were that of an adult male. There is no additional information available as to cause of death. Authorities will be on site tomorrow during daylight hours to scour the scene for additional evidence.
** The case remains under joint investigation by the State Medical Examiner's office, Greenup County Coroner, and Detective Kouns of the Kentucky State Police.