UPDATE: Identification Made in Warren County Death Investigation
Bowling Green, Ky. (July 10th, 2019) – The Kentucky State Police have identified the deceased male found under the Scottsville Road (US231) overpass located at the 22 mile marker of I-65 southbound, as Charles Douglas Morton (59). No foul play is suspected. Family of Morton has not been located at this time. Anyone with any information regarding the whereabouts of next of kin are asked to contact the Warren County Coroner’s Office at (270)843.3111.
Bowling Green, Ky. (July. 8, 2019) – On July 8, 2019 at 5:43 am, the Kentucky State Police Post in Bowling Green received a call in reference to a person lying on the southbound shoulder of Interstate 65 under the Scottsville Road (US231) overpass located at the 22 mile marker. Warren County Sheriff’s Department along with Kentucky State Police Troopers arrived on scene and located an unresponsive male under the overpass.
Preliminary investigation has revealed that an unidentified male was located with his belongings under the Scottsville Road overpass. The male was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Warren County Coroner’s Office. Cause of death is unknown and an autopsy is pending at the Medical Examiner’s Office.
The Kentucky State Police has opened a death investigation and it is being led by Detective Mike May. Detective May was assisted on scene by the Warren County Sheriff’s Department, Medical Center EMS, and the Warren County Coroner’s Office.