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Death Investigation After Hiker Falls from a Trail

Date of News Release: 04/08/2012

(Berea, KY) -- Saturday, April 7, 2012 the Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post are currently conducting a Death Investigation in Berea, KY. At 6:09 p.m. EST the Richmond Post was contacted by the Madison County Emergency Operations Center with a complaint of a female hiker falling from a cliff in the area of Indian Fort Theatre. The female hiker, Kimchi Son 20 years old of Lexington, KY was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Madison County Coroner, Jimmy Cornelison.

Detective Rob Morris is the investigating officer and was assisted at the scene by Sergeant Mike Wolfe, Trooper Michael Luttrell, Trooper Toney Allen, Madison County EMS and the Madison County Coroners Office.

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