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Death Investigation Underway In Jackson Co.

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JACKSON COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) A death investigation is underway in Jackson County after two bodies were found on Rock Lick Creek Road. The coroner tells LEX 18 that one body was inside of a burned vehicle and one was outside of the vehicle.

It happened in a remote part of the county outside of Sand Gap. 

State Police say that it is unclear what led up to it all of it foul play is involved. 

People living nearby tell LEX 18 they are concerned. 

"Kind of disbelief because you never hear of anything like that in this county. It's always been peaceful and quiet," said Junior Rose.

The road was closed for several hours as troopers investigated the scene. Both bodies were taken to the medical examiner's office in Frankfort. 

The identities of the two have not been released. 

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