Deputies investigating after fetus found in shallow grave

Deputies in Kentucky say they are investigating after a fetus was found in a shallow grave. (Source: WKYT)
Published: Dec. 7, 2022 at 12:07 PM EST
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SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - The Scott County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after the remains of a fetus were found on Tuesday.

Detectives found a shallow grave on a property in the 5000 block of Paris Pike.

The fetus was taken to the Kentucky State Police laboratory for further testing.

Deputies say the fetus was recently buried.

Detectives told us this is a sensitive and ongoing investigation and, for that reason, aren’t able to comment any further at this time.

We’ll keep you updated.