Human remains found in Martin County determined to be historical

TOMAHAWK, Ky. — Three days after human remains were found in Martin County, authorities have determined there was no foul play involved.

The remains were found along South Milo Road on Monday.

They were taken to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for identification, but an archaeologist with the Kentucky Heritage Council was called in after a preliminary examination. Authorities agreed that the remains were historical in nature and should be returned to where they were found.

The property owner has asked the public to respect the site and not trespass on the property.