Arrest made in Wisconsin after body found in Kentucky

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PRESCOTT, Wis. (AP) – Police in northwestern Wisconsin say a person of interest is being held in the death of a man whose body was found in a box along a road in southern Kentucky.

Authorities say the body found in Bell County has been identified as 51-year-old Douglas Bailey of Prescott, Wisconsin. Bailey was reported missing in Illinois on Nov. 30.

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Police in Kentucky say Bailey’s body was found in one of two large boxes on an embankment in an industrial area in Hazard. Bailey was a truck driver whose sister reported him missing after he failed to show up for a family Thanksgiving dinner in in Peoria, Illinois.

The Peoria County Sheriff’s Office says Bailey was killed in Prescott and his body transported to Kentucky.

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