Bowling Green, KY. (November 30, 2020) – Kentucky State Police have identified the deceased as 48 year-old Jason S. Stratton of Elkton, Ky. Stratton was reported as an escapee on October 22, 2020 after not returning from a granted furlough from the Logan County Jail. The investigation remains on-going and cause of death is still undetermined pending a final autopsy report. Foul play is not suspected at this time.
Original News Release below:
Olmstead, KY. (November 29, 2020) – On Sunday November 29, 2020 just before 09:30 am, the Kentucky State Police Post 3 was contacted by the Logan County Sheriff’s Department in reference to a death that occurred in Logan County. The Sheriff’s Department advised that a deceased male was located and requested that the Kentucky State Police investigate the death.
Detectives from Post 3 responded to the scene located on Watermelon Road in the Olmstead community of Logan County. The remains of a deceased male was discovered in a field near the 5400 block. There were no obvious signs of foul play on the scene. At this time the identity of the decedent is unknown and cause of death has not yet been determined. An autopsy has been scheduled with the State Medical Examiners Office.
The investigation continues and is being led by Detective Jonathan Carlock. He was assisted on the scene by Logan County Sheriff’s Department and Logan County Coroner’s Office.
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