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Death Investigation In Perry County

Date of News Release: 01/29/2013

(Hazard, Ky.) -- On January 29, 2013 at approximately 09:05 a.m. Kentucky State Police in Hazard received a call from Perry County 911 that an individual had been located under a bridge deceased in the Glomawr community of Perry County.

Identification of the person has been determined and the deceased is 44 year old John J. Turner of Hazard. Turner was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Perry County Coroner's Office. The cause of death has not been determined at this time. The body has been taken to the State Medical Examiner's Office in Frankfort for an autopsy. Additional information will be released as it becomes available. Det. Kevin Hurt and Kentucky State Police is continuing the investigation.

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