Police find dismembered body in container floating on Green River

Police find dismembered body in container floating on Green River

MUNFORDVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Kentucky State Police detectives found a dismembered body in a container floating on the Green River on Saturday morning.

At approximately 6:48 a.m. Saturday the KSP Post 3 in Bowling Green received a report that someone fishing in the Green River, near Johnson Springs Road in Hart County, found what appeared to be a body. When detectives arrived at the scene they found the body floating on the river in a container, according to a press release from the KSP.

Hart County Coroner Reggie Pettit responded to the scene and assisted with the investigation, then transported the remains to the Medical Examiner's Office, where an autopsy will be performed.

The investigation is still ongoing.

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