Body Found at the North Fork of the Kentucky River in Breathitt County

A death investigation is underway after a body was found in the Kentucky River in Breathitt County.

Kentucky State Police said the body was found Sunday morning in the North Fork of the river along Elige Roberts Road in the Altro community.

The body was removed from the water and sent to the state medical examiner's office in Frankfort.

The name of the deceased and the manner of death are still under investigation. 

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