Remains found in Ky identified as missing woman

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) - Investigators in Calloway County say the remains found in a field near Murray were those of a woman last seen alive on Thursday.

The sheriff's office told the Murray Ledger & Times that a deputy found 56-year-old Victoria Swygart while on patrol Friday.

The sheriff's office contacted surrounding law enforcement agencies in an attempt to locate Swygart on Thursday when she was reported missing.

A medical examiner conducted an autopsy on Saturday. The cause of death has not been released.

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