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Skeletal Remains Believed To Be Those Of Missing Martin County Man

Reported: Jan. 3, 2014 5:00 PM EST
Updated: Jan. 3, 2014 5:12 PM EST
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INEZ, Ky. (Tiersa Davis) -- Deputies said the skeletal remains discovered in pump shed could be that of a missing Martin County man.

The Martin County Sheriff's Department said a relative was concerned about Sampson Moore, 58, who may have been living in a secluded area of Inez off of Route 2032. Deputies searched an area months ago where he was believed to have stayed but could not find any trace of the man.

On Monday, deputies said they discovered a vehicle matching the missing man's description. Deputies found a small pump house with the skeletal remains of a man inside.

The remains were taken to the medical examiner's office in Frankfort for an autopsy. At this time, deputies do not suspect foul play.



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