WKYT | Lexington, Kentucky | News, Weather, Sports

Experts Identify Skeletal Remains Found By Highway


Police have identified the human remains found earlier this week along the Bluegrass Parkway in Mercer County.

The Anderson County coroner says the skeletal remains are that of 25-year-old Amanda Lynn Hughes who was from Nicholasville.

The positive identification was made using dental records at the State Medical Examiner's Office.

Her body was found by a hunter on Wednesday morning near the Anderson County line. Investigators say based on some wounds to the body, Hughes was a murder victim.

Hughes has been missing since February of 2006.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus

WKYT

2851 Winchester Rd. Lexington, Ky 40509 859-299-0411 - switchboard 859-299-2727 - newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 10825941