MERCER COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - A death investigation is underway after a body was found in a Harrodsburg home.
body found in crawl space in Harrodsburg home
Police tell us the body was found Monday afternoon in the crawl space of a home on Hillcrest Street.
No one was living in the home. Police say the homeowner found the body while doing some cleaning in the corner of a tall crawl space under the house.
Investigators say the body is that of a man, and believe it may have been there for a couple of years. They say a newspaper and a written note were near the body, both dated 2011. Police say the body may have been a squatter.
The body has been sent to Frankfort for an autopsy.