Body found inside sleeping bag in Kentucky creek identified

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BURLINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Human remains found in a sleeping bag in a creek in northern Kentucky have been positively identified.

The Boone County sheriff’s office says the man was 88-year-old William York Sr. of Tipp City, Ohio. Investigators matched a thumb print from York’s Army discharge papers provided by his son.

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The remains were found in Gunpowder Creek in Union on June 3.

York disappeared from his home May 30.

No other details were available.


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