Decomposed body found in Laurel County wooded area, investigation underway

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LONDON, Ky. (WKYT) - Laurel County authorities are conducting a death investigation after a decomposed body was found in a wooded area in London.

The Laurel County Coroner's Office says the body was found Wednesday near 11th Street and Mill Street.

London police say a pastor of a nearby church was mowing, noticed something unusual, thought it might be a body and called police.

Medical examiners are performing an autopsy on the body, but authorities are not releasing many details at this time.

The coroner has not indicated whether foul play is involved.

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