A body was found Wednesday inside a house in rural Wayne County.
The Wayne County coroner's office said Thursday that the body has not been identified, pending an autopsy in Frankfort.
According to a news release from the Kentucky State Police post at London, a Pulaski County deputy sheriff who was following up on a missing-person investigation discovered the body about 3:45 p.m. Wednesday at a house on Brammer Hill Road in Wayne County.
The Pulaski County Sheriff's Department was referring all questions to state police Thursday afternoon.
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The house where the body was found was unoccupied, the Wayne County Coroner's office said.
A spokeswoman at the coroner's office said preliminary indications suggested that the person might have been dead for two months.