A Powell County man was charged Tuesday in Stanton for tampering with evidence and abusing a corpse.
Kentucky State Police in Morehead received information about a deceased male at a Stanton residence. With help from various agencies, an unidentified male was pronounced dead at 3:05 a.m.
KSP charged Jeremiah Vaught, 30, of Stanton with the two charges. The incident remains under investigation and more charges are expected pending an autopsy.