Kentucky State Police investigating McCreary County man's death

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WHITLEY CITY, Ky. (WKYT) - Kentucky State Police are investigating the death of a 40-year-old man Thursday morning.

Troopers identified the man as Leroy Wallen, Jr., 40, of Pine Knot.

Wallen was found dead inside a camper trailer in a remote area off Beulah Heights Road in the Whitley City community.

Wallen's body is being sent to the State Medical Examiner's Office so forensic analysts can perform an autopsy.

Troopers are expecting to release the cause of death at a later date.

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