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Assistance needed in finding relatives for deceased man

Posted at 2:34 PM, Feb 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-19 17:42:27-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Fayette County Coroner is asking for the public's assistance in finding the relatives of a man found deceased under the I-75 overpass at Winchester Road last Friday.

Jerry Wayne Johnson, 59, was the individual found. As of now, no relatives of Johnson have been found. Johnson has a sister, Peggy Johnson Watts, who is believed to reside in Palm Springs, Ca.

Johnson is originally from Morgan County.

Anyone with information about relatives of Johnson should contact Fayette Count Coroner Gary Ginn at 859-455-5700.