Dry Ridge, KY. (October 6, 2020)– Kentucky State Police, Post 6 in Dry Ridge, received notification from the Nicholas County Coroner that the human remains discovered on September 28th, 2020, have been identified as Lori Feltz of Nicholas County, who was reported missing on December 26th, 2016. The State Medical Examiner directed the identification efforts with the assistance of a Louisville Odontologist; no cause of death has been determined at this time. The human remains will be sent to the University of Tennessee for further examination.
Original Press Release below:
Carlisle, KY. (September 28, 2020) – The Kentucky State Police, Post 6 in Dry Ridge, received information regarding the whereabouts of the missing person, Lori Feltz. A location was pinpointed to a farm on Hovermale Lane in Nicholas County, KY.
A search warrant was previously executed at Hovermale Lane on September 18th, yielding no results. A second search warrant was executed today at the same location; KSP located several articles of clothing and human remains in a wooded area. The Nicholas County Coroner responded to the scene, and the remains were removed, pending identification.
The Kentucky State Police was assisted by additional KSP personnel, Nicholas County Sheriff, Nicholas County Coroner, Kentucky Search Dog Association, Jefferson County Coroner, and Woodford County Forensic Anthropologist.
Additional information may be available for release as the investigation continues. The on-going investigation is being conducted by Detective Chris Lairson
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