IDENTIFIED: Deceased Man found Sunday Afternoon in Laurel County, Kentucky

LONDON, KY - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Detective Taylor McDaniel along with Capt. Richard Dalrymple are conducting a death investigation regarding the discovery of a deceased male off Marches Branch at the edge of Laurel Lake on Sunday afternoon March 26, 2023 at approximately 3:44 PM.

Sheriff's investigators report that a fisherman found the body and notified authorities.

Authorities say the deceased individual is identified as: Justin Hamblin age 34 of London.

An autopsy is scheduled in Frankfort on Monday morning to assist in identifying the cause of death.

Assisting on the case was: Kentucky Fish and Wildlife and the Laurel County Coroner's Office.

Laurel Sheriff's Detective Taylor McDaniel, the case officer, continues his investigation.


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