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Missing Russell County Man Found Deceased

Date of News Release: 07/20/2015

(Jamestown, KY) - 58-year-old Thomas Polston, who was reported missing to the Jamestown Police Department on July 15th, was found dead, Saturday, July 18th in a creek on Town Branch Road in the limits of Jamestown. Post 15 was notified at 5:33 PM CST on Saturday and responded to the scene.

An autopsy was conducted on Sunday, July 19th by the State Medical Examiner and preliminary results indicate that the cause of death was related to a cardiac event and drowning. Toxicology results are pending and no foul play is expected. Detective Jamie Richard is continuing the investigation.