UPDATE: Body Has Been Identified
Edmonson Voice Staff Report:
The Kentucky State Police has reported an ongoing investigation as a result of a deceased male found on Interstate 65 on Sunday, December 15, 2019.
Kentucky State Police Troopers reported that they arrived on scene and located an unresponsive male below the Scottsville Road overpass at exit 22. According to a press release, a male identified as Salim L. Bekirov (51) of Bowling Green, was located in the right lane of travel of Interstate 65 northbound, where the he was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Warren County Coroner’s Office. KSP said the cause of death is unknown at this time and an autopsy is pending at the Medical Examiner’s Office.
The Kentucky State Police reported they opened a death investigation and it is being led by Detective Jonathan Johnson. Detective Johnson was assisted on scene by the Bowling Green Police Department, Medical Center EMS, Alvaton Fire Department and the Warren County Coroner’s Office.
KSP gave an update today saying no foul play is suspected.