Woman found dead in Knox County


BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – In Knox County, a woman was found dead Saturday morning in flood waters behind a Baptist church.

State police say around 11 A.M. a church member in the Swan Pond community found 33-year-old Stacy Hobbs from Barbourville near the river in a drainage ditch that discharges into the Cumberland river.

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Hobbs will be sent to Frankfort for an autopsy.

Troopers and the coroner don’t think the flooding is to blame for her death, but they can’t determine yet if there was any foul play.