EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSBody Identified As Missing Ky. Woman; Murder Investigation Underway
from Eyewitness News Online
Reported by: Tiersa Davis
Web Producer: Bethany Simmons
Reported: Oct. 17, 2013 10:01 AM EDT
Updated: Oct. 17, 2013 6:39 PM EDT
Hindman , Kentucky
The body of a missing Johnson County woman has been identified and a homicide investigation is now underway.
The body of Christina Barnett, 34, of Sitka was found in Hindman in Knott County on Sep. 25. Barnett was reported missing by family members on Sep. 19. A search party looking for her, discovered the body six days later.
Kentucky State Police said once the body was identified after a preliminary autopsy, the death investigation turned into a homicide investigation. Troopers have not released a reason why the investigation was upgraded. The investigation is ongoing.
MORE NEWS FROM EYEWITNESS NEWS
Home | Eyewitness News Newsroom | Storm Team Weather | Eyewitness Sports | Schedules
Send email to email@example.com for information or comments concerning WCHS-TV Eyewitness News.
Copyright ©2013, WCHS-TV8. Portions are
Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or distributed.
WCHS ABC 8 provides local news, weather forecasts, traffic updates, notices of events and items of interest in the community, sports and entertainment programming for Charleston and nearby towns and communities in the Tri-State area, including Huntington, Dunbar, Marmet, Montgomery, Nitro, South Charleston, St. Albans, Cedar Grove, Chesapeake, Clendenin, East Bank, Glasgow, Pratt, Cross Lanes, Elkview, Pinch, Sissonville, Big Chimney, Cabin Creek, Chelyan, Davis Creek, Institute, Jefferson, Loudendale, Mink Shoals, Pocatalico, Quick, Quincy, Rand, Buffalo, Eleanor, Hurricane, Nitro, Poca, Winfield, Culloden, Fraziers Bottom, Hometown, Red House, Scott Depot, Teays Valley, Danville, Madison, Hamlin, Logan, Chapmanville, Man, Delbarton, Kermit, Gilbert, Matewan, Williamson, Summersville, Richwood, Flatwoods, Gassaway, Sutton, Spencer, Ravenswood, Ripley, Mason, Point Pleasant, Ashland, Pikeville, Ironton, Portsmouth, Gallipolis, and Athens.