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News Release

Missing Person Found Deceased in Harlan County

Date of News Release: 12/02/2013

(Harlan, Ky.) On Dec 2, 2013 at 2:16pm Kentucky State Police Post 10 received a call about an unresponsive male in the river in Harlan City Limits. Units responded and identified the subject as missing person, Chris Allen Buell. Buell had been reported missing by his Mother on Nov 25, 2013. Buell was pronounced deceased by the Harlan County Coroner. At this time no foul play is suspected. Tpr Josh Howard continues the investigation. He was assisted at the scene by Tpr James Earl Hensley, Harlan County Coroner, and Emergency Management David McGill .

Original News Release Below:


Missing Person in Harlan County

Date of News Release: 11/26/2013

(Harlan, Ky.) On November 25, 2013 at 1:30 P.M. Kentucky State Police, Post 10 Harlan received a call that Christopher Allen Buell had walked off from the Harlan ARH Hospital. Mr. Buell was last seen wearing blue jeans, tan jacket, and a blue toboggan. Mr. Buell is a white male with blue eyes, 6'1", 170 pounds, and 35 years old. Christopher Buell is from Middlesboro KY and his present mind is unknown. Anyone with information about Mr. Buell is ask to contact Post 10 Harlan.


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