Laurel County sheriffs identify man found near Sinking Creek Road

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Posted at 8:19 PM, Aug 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-25 20:48:25-04

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Laurel County's Sheriff's office is investigating the murder of an adult man found off Sinking Creek Road.

On Wednesday the Laurel County sheriff's office identified him as Regginald Dawayne Johnson.

The 20-year-old was found in a wooded area approximately 14 miles west of London on Monday evening August 23 around 4:43 p.m.

The body was found by a passerby who called 911. Laurel Sheriff's investigators report that the victim had apparently been shot multiple times and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

An autopsy is scheduled in Frankfort on Tuesday.

Anyone that believes they have information on this case is asked to contact the Laurel County Sheriff's office at 606-864-6600 or 606-878-7000.