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Body found at Veterans Bypass has been positively identified

Updated with age of victim at 2:22pmCT, Thu 12 Jan 2017
State Medical Examiner tells Adair Coroner Todd Akin that death was caused by multiple blunt force trauma. Investigation now in hands of Det. Brian Gibson, KSP Post 15, Columbia, KY
Earlier article this story: Human remains found in Adair County, KY with links to original story by Larry Smith, The Big Dawg, FM 99.9 and Don Salmon, FM 92.7 the wave
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By Ed Waggener

Adair County Coroner Todd Akin received a call today from the Kentucky State Medical Examiner reporting that the body found December 19, 2016, at the Intersection of the Adair County Veterans Memorial Bypass and Campbellsville Road has been positively identified as the remains of Lawrence Chrisman, 68, Lexington, KY.

"The examiner said that Mr. Chrisman died of multiple blunt force trauma," Coroner Akin said.

"As of right now," he said, "the death is being investigated by Det. Brian Gibson of Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY." Coroner Akin said that the location of his death know. "That will have to come from the state police," he said, adding that indications are that the investigation may be quite lengthy.

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