GREENUP, Ky. (AP) – Two teenagers have been arrested following the discovery of a 19-year-old woman’s body alongside a roadway in northeastern Kentucky.
Greenup County Sheriff Keith M. Cooper said in a news release the body was discovered late Monday and reported to the emergency call center. The news release identified the woman as Mattellen Conley of Flatwoods.
Cooper’s office said 19-year-old James Wyatt Ratliff of South Portsmouth was charged with second-degree manslaughter and tampering with physical evidence. Ratliff was released on bond Tuesday. A 17-year-old was also arrested and taken to juvenile detention, but no information was released because of the person’s age.
The case remains under investigation.
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