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Body Recovered In Bell County

Date of News Release: 12/03/2011

(Beverly, Ky.) -- On December 2, 2011 at 1100 a.m. Kentucky State Police, Post 10 Harlan, received information that a body was in a wooded area deceased in Knox County. Kentucky State Police Troopers, Detectives, along with the Knox County Sheriff's Department responded to the location. Upon arrival, the location was determined to be in Bell County. Detectives located a deceased body just after 2:00 p.m. At this time Kentucky State Police are processing the scene. The Bell County Coroner is also on the scene. On December 3, 2011, autopsy was performed at the State Medical Examiners office in Frankfort, KY. The body has been identified as Bobby Wiggins, 61 years old of Middlesboro, KY. The incident is still under investigation by Kentucky State Police, Det. Johnson..

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