Woman's body found behind church in Knox County

Courtesy Kentucky State Police

SWAN POND, Ky. (WYMT/WKYT) - Kentucky State Police are working a death investigation in Knox County.

State police say the body of 33-year-old Stacy Hobbs, of Barbourville, was found by a church member around 11 a.m. Sunday next to the river behind Swan Pond Baptist Church on Kentucky 11.

Troopers say Hobbs' body was in a drainage ditch that leads into the Cumberland River.

The cause of death is unclear at this time, but troopers and the coroner do not believe the death is due to flooding.

Police say foul play can't be determined at this time.

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