Body found in Harlan County identified as missing man

HARLAN, Ky. (WKYT) - Officials say a body found along the river banks in Harlan County is a man reported missing last week.

The body was found behind Hardee's in Harlan County.

Investigators say they have determined the body is missing Harlan County man Christopher Buell.

Buell was reported missing by family members one week ago, when he walked away from Appalachian Regional Hospital in Harlan.

Family members say Buell suffers from Paranoid Schizophrenia.

Police say Buell's body has been taken to Frankfort for an autopsy.

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