Dry Ridge, KY (February 24, 2020) Kentucky State Police is partnering with DNA Doe Project to help identify a unidentified victim involved from a homicide in 1989. The DNA Doe Project is an all-volunteer organization that uses genetic genealogy to identify unidentified people by searching DNA databases for common ancestors. If any member of the community has any information involving this case, please contact Kentucky State Police at 859-428-1212.
More information can be found here: https://dnadoeproject.org/case/grant-co-john-doe-1989/
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Dry Ridge, KY (July 28, 2016) Using technology provided by the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUS), Kentucky State Police Post 6 recently obtained a digitally enhanced photo of an unidentified male who was victim to a homicide that occurred in 1989. On April 9, 1989, the body of an white male, approximately 20-30 years old, 6 feet, 4 inches tall, weighing approximately 220 pounds was located in a tobacco barn on KY HWY 22 in Grant County, KY. The body was partially decomposed and both hands had been severed off. The investigation determined that the homicide had occurred elsewhere, at an unknown location. KSP Post 6 hopes this enhanced photo will aid in identifying the homicide victim which will further the investigation of his murder. Anyone with information is asked to contact Kentucky State Police, Post 6 at 859-428-1212.
(editors notes: Image is the digitally enhanced photo of unidentified male victim.)