Human Remains Found

Perry County, KY — Kentucky State Police at the Hazard Post are currently investigating the discovery of human skeletal remains near a residential area. Troopers and Detectives from Post 13 responded to the scene on Chimney Rock Road in the Wabaco section of Hazard where the remains were found in a wooded area near a residence. The Perry County Coroner’s Office determined that the remains are human however, positive identification and cause of death could not initially be established. The remains have been transported to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Frankfort where an autopsy is scheduled to be performed.