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KSP Working Death Investigation in Benton

Date of News Release: 11/17/2014

(Benton, KY) - The Kentucky State Police is conducting a death investigation into the death of Micah D. Puckett, 31 of Benton, KY. Mr. Puckett walked away from his residence on November 6, 2014. Mr. Puckett was found deceased approximately a quarter mile from his residence on Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 1:04 P.M. Benton Police Department responded and requested KSP to investigate the death.

KSP was assisted on the scene by the Benton Police Department, Marshall County Sheriff’s Office and the Marshall County Coroner's Office. An autopsy will be conducted today in Louisville today. Detective Trevor Pervine is continuing the investigation.