Human remains found near I-75 in Lexington Friday

Posted at 5:56 PM, Nov 18, 2022
and last updated 2023-06-09 16:07:08-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Lexington Police Department reports finding human remains near I-75 in Lexington on Friday.

Police say they received a call at around 2:10 p.m. of a report of possible human remains. The remains were discovered near the ramp of I-75 and Paris Pike.

Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn confirmed the partial skeletal remains found near the interstate as human.

On Monday, Ginn says he requested the KY Search Dog Association to help with cadaver dogs to search the area. Several officers met Monday morning and continued searching for additional human remains. All four dogs identified several areas in a 3.5-hour time frame, the coroner said. No additional human remains were found. The remains collected will now be transported to the Kentucky State Medical Examiner's Office for additional forensic studies.

The coroner says it's an ongoing death investigation.