Whitesburg KY

Police say body found; no foul play suspected

Authorities are investigating the death of a man whose body was found on Town Hill between Little Cowan and Whitesburg, but foul play in not suspected.

Gas company employees working on the reclaimed strip mine site between Little Cowan and Whitesburg found the body of Lindsay Lee Boggs, 57, of Little Cowan about 9 a.m. Tuesday when they drove up on his ATV parked in the middle of a dirt road on Town Hill. Boggs’s body was lying on top of the vehicle as though he had been sleeping. Police said Boggs had not been seen for about two days before his body was discovered.

Kentucky State Police, Letcher County Sheriff ’s Department, Letcher Fire and Rescue, Pine Mountain Search and Rescue, and the Letcher County Coroner’s Office responded to the scene and recovered Boggs’ body.

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