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Coroner releases cause of death for man found along river

Some new information has been released about the death of a man who was missing for nearly a month.

The Rockcastle County Coroner tells 27 NEWSFIRST 26-year-old Jeffrey Shivel died of multiple blunt force trauma.

The coroner also says Shivel's injuries are consistent with a fall.

A 27 NEWSFIRST photographer discovered Shivel's body over the weekend along the Dix River.

Investigators have not ruled out foul play in the case.

Shivel had been missing since February 7.


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