Adult Body Discovered Thursday Morning in Parking Lot of a Southeast Kentucky School

BARBOURVILLE, KY - The Knox County Ky. Sheriff's Department is reporting that: Knox Central High School, Director of Communications Frank Shelton released the following information to the public on Thursday, April 27, 2023 in regards to a death investigation that the Knox County Sheriff's Department assisted with at the school.

"Knox County Public Schools are utilizing a non traditional instruction day on Thursday, April 27, 2023.

The decision follows an ongoing police investigation on the campus of Knox Central High School.

An adult body was discovered on Thursday morning in the school’s parking lot.

Because of the location and police presence, in-person instruction was canceled to allow law enforcement full access to the site.

While this incident occurred on school property, this is non school related and the person is not believed to have direct connection to the Knox County Public Schools."

ClayCoNews will follow up on this story when and if any more information is made available to us.


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