Kentucky

Missing man's body found in Monroe County field

Police found the body of a missing Tompkinsville man Thursday morning in an overgrown field in Monroe County.

Mark A. Proffitt, 45, was reported missing Saturday after being seen about midnight Friday.

Tompkinsville police found the body near the intersection of M.O. Lane and Richards Drive in Tompkinsville.

The Monroe County coroner pronounced Proffitt dead; the cause of death has yet to be determined, according to a news release.

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