Advocate Breaking News 2021

According to Knox County Sheriff Mike Smith, the body of a deceased male was found under a car in Greebriar Hollow in the Flat Lick community of Knox County.

Foul play is not suspected at this time. An investigation is underway by Knox County Sheriff's Office and Kentucky State Police.

UPDATE: KCSO Press Release

Death Investigation

June 9, 2021:

Wednesday afternoon just after 1:00 PM Knox County 911 received a call of a male found trapped under a vehicle in the Flat Lick community.

Responding deputies arrived to find the man deceased under a small car.

Crews from Knox EMS, Knox County SORT Team and East Knox Fire Department responded to assist in recovery efforts.

Kentucky State Police also responded to assist in the investigation and identification.

The Knox County Coroner's Office is also investigating and has assisted in identifying the deceased as David Howard, 37 of Pineville, KY.

No foul play is suspected but the investigation is continuing by the Knox County

Sheriff Department.





Deputy Sam Mullins (Investigating Officer)

Deputy Pat Clouse

Deputy Mike Broughton

Deputy Steve Owens

Knox County EMS

Kentucky State Police

East Knox Fire Department

Knox County Coroner's Office

This is a developing story. This story will be updated as more information is made available. 

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