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Trooper Brad Arterburn
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Kentucky State Police
Post 5, Campbellsburg
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Death investigation in Henry County

Date of News Release: 08/20/2011

(Pendleton, Ky.) -- Detectives of Post 5 are conducting a death investigation in Henry County stemming from a body found in Lake Jericho near the Pendleton community.

The body of Latonio L. Hyatt, 22 years old of Louisville, was discovered floating near the shoreline by visitors of Lake Jericho this morning at 9:10 a.m. Preliminary investigation indicates that Hyatt was entered as a missing person on August 17, 2011 by Louisville Metro Police. An autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow morning to determine the cause of death.

Detective Jason Brown is leading the ongoing investigation. Assisting Detective Brown at the scene were: Department of Fish & Wildlife, Henry County Coroner Jimmy Pollard, Lake Jericho Fire, Kentucky River Fire, & Campbellsburg Fire.

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