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