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Update: Body Found in the Green River

Date of News Release: 07/26/2016

Munfordville, KY (July 26, 2016) - Through investigation it has been determined that the body found in the Green River in Hart County on July 23, 2016 has been identified as 22 year old female Kristen Edwards of Barren County.

This investigation is still ongoing and being conducted as a Murder, and for that reason, no other details can be released at this time.

Anyone with information in reference to this case or Ms. Edwards is asked to please call the Kentucky State Police at (270)782-2010.

Original News Release Below:


Body Found in the Green River

Date of News Release: 07/13/2016

Munfordville, KY (July 23, 2016) - The Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green received a report today at approx. 6:48 am from someone who was fishing in the Green River near Johnson Springs Road in Hart County who advised that they had found what appeared to be a body.

When Detectives arrived on the scene they found a dismembered body in a container floating in the Green River.

Hart County Coroner Reggie Pettit responded to the scene and assisted with the investigation. Pettit transported the remains to the Medical Examiner's Office where an autopsy will be performed next date.

The investigation is still ongoing and being led by Detective Josh Amos. No other details are available for release at this time.