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Woman’s body found at Kentucky park prompts investigation

WMSK Staff

March 12th, 2019

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PARK CITY, Ky. (AP) — A woman’s body has been found in at Kentucky’s Mammoth Cave National Park in what officials are calling a suspicious death.
News outlets report that the body found in Zion Hill Cemetery on Monday morning has been identified as that of 23-year-old Mariah Amber Decru, who was from the area.
The Park City Volunteer Fire Department notified park rangers of the discovery after realizing that the body was located within park grounds. The site is near Interstate 65 in the park’s southernmost tip.
The National Park Service and the Federal Bureau of Investigation were at the site Monday afternoon.
No cause of death was immediately identified. Further details haven’t been released.
The park is in central Kentucky, about 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of Louisville.

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