TILTON, KY (WAVE) – A body found in
a quarry has been identified as a 15-year-old who went missing while hunting
with his father.
According to Kentucky State Police, a
helicopter discovered the body of Ricky Dean Hamilton Jr., 15, around 1 p.m. Tuesday
in a rock quarry.
Ricky went missing Saturday
after failing to meet back up with his father at a designated area while
His cause of death has been deemed accidental,
but is still under investigation.
KSP said it appears he fell from a
cliff and into the quarry, which is located about a quarter mile from where he
Volunteers who assisted with the
search have been sent home.
Funeral arrangements are pending.
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