UPDATE: MARCH 11, 2019
UPDATE: 7:29PM (MARCH 11, 2019) Body In MCNP Identified CLICK HERE
MAMMOTH CAVE, Ky., March 11, 2019, 4:45 p.m. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Louisville Field Office, is working with the National Park Service to continue their investigation into a suspicious death at Zion Hill Cemetery near Park City Road in Mammoth Cave National Park.
At approximately 9:40 a.m., a person contacted the Barren County Glasgow Dispatch to report finding an unresponsive person laying in the cemetery. The Park City Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene and contacted the national park rangers at 10 a.m. regarding the deceased, a white female in her 20's.
Investigators cannot confirm the cause of death at this time and are awaiting the medical examiner's report and various test results before additional information will be released. The victim’s identity is being withheld pending notification of family members.
The cemetery and surrounding area were closed for a number of hours on Monday while investigators gathered evidence into the incident.
Edmonson Voice Staff Report:
The National Park Service and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are investigating a body that was found in Mammoth Cave National Park in Barren County, KY on Monday, March 11, 2019.
The victim, a white female in her 20's, was discovered by a citizen who reported the incident to the Barren County Glasgow Dispatch. The Park City Volunteer Fire Department notified park rangers around 10 a.m. of the finding.
A press release from the park said updates will be made as information becomes available.