Death investigation underway at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park

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UPDATE: (614/18, 4:01 p.m.) — Kentucky State Police have identified the person found dead at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park.

The victim is identified as 40-year-old Tipton Allen, of Pounding Mill, Virginia.

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Police say the case is ongoing and further details will be released as they become available

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WTVQ) – It appears a person found dead Wednesday night along a hiking trail in a state park in Floyd County died of natural causes, according to State Police.

A person hiking on the trail in Jenny Wiley State Resort Park found the body around 8:00 p.m., according to investigators.



State Police say no autopsy will be performed.  The coroner’s office will conduct a full toxicology test, according to KSP.

The person’s name wasn’t immediately released pending notification of family.