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Officials Seek ID Of Woman Found Dead Under Bridge

Posted at 4:55 AM, Dec 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-17 07:49:32-05

ROWAN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Authorities in Rowan County are investigating after a woman was found dead in Morehead over the weekend.

It happened Saturday afternoon underneath the Triplett Creek Bridge on Christy Creek.

The coroner is asking for help identifying the woman, who was commonly referred to as “the homeless lady who lives under the bridge.”

She’s described as a black woman, about 60 years old.

Her remains were sent to the state medical examiner’s office in Frankfort for an autopsy.

We’re told foul play is not suspected.