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Missing Adair County man found deceased

Autopsy being performed today at State Medical Examiner's office in Frankfort. No preliminary cause of death was given. No foul play is expected. Det. B.J. Burton is investigating
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By TFC Billy R. Gregory, Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY

COLUMBIA, KY - (28 Jul 2017) On Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at approximately 7:17pmCT, 48-year-old Douglas D. McAfee, of Columbia, KY, was reported missing by his estranged wife.

She stated that he was last seen by a friend he was staying with on Saturday, July 22, 2017, at approximately 5amCT, and had left the residence in a red Dodge truck. After being entered as a missing person, Post 15 was notified that a vehicle registered to Douglas D. McAfee had been seen at the Greasy Creek Bridge on July 25, 2017, unoccupied.

Investigators arrived at the bridge on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, and located the vehicle at approximately 9:55pmCT. A subsequent search of the area turned up nothing regarding McAfee's whereabouts. Troopers returned to the scene on Thursday, July 27, 2017, and extended the search area and located the remains of Douglas D. McAfee in a remote wooded area near the creek.

An autopsy was performed today at the Medical Examiner's office in Frankfort, KY. No preliminary cause of death was given and a final report will be issued pending toxicology results. No foul play is expected. Detective B.J. Burton is investigating.

This story was posted on 2017-07-28 16:22:16
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