Body Found in Henderson Co. Identified as Missing Man

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Kentucky State Police say the body found in Henderson County on Tuesday evening is confirmed as 80-year-old Charles Royal of Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

KSP Trooper Corey King says a K9 found Royal’s body in a search area in Henderson County. King says Royal’s family has been notified.

Investigators say Royal’s truck was found abandoned along Mt. Vernon Rd. in Union County on Tuesday.

No details have been released yet on what may have caused Royal’s death, but investigators say no foul play is suspected at this time.

(This story was published on July 19, 2017)

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