Missing Kentucky man’s body found during search for different missing man

David Farmer (source: Bell County Sheriff's Office)

ARTEMUS, Ky. (WATE) – Police in Knox County, Kentucky, say while searching for a missing man, they found the body of a different missing man from Bell County, Kentucky.

Based on identification located on the body and clothing, the Knox County coroner has identified the body as David Farmer, 51, of Pineville, Kentucky State Police says he went missing on November 20 and was last seen at Pineville Community Hospital.

(source: Kentucky State Police)
(source: Kentucky State Police)

The body was found around 1:15 p.m. Monday on several logs by a team searching the Cumberland River for Douglas Middleton, 23, who went missing last week. He has a disability and has never left home before on his own, according to Kentucky State Police.

Previous story: Police search for missing man in Knox County, Kentucky

The body will be sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Frankfort for an autopsy.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s