Body found near Kentucky River last week identified


FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) — The Franklin County Coroner has identified the body of a man found last week near the Kentucky River.

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The coroner says the man has been identified as 45-year-old Bryan Cox, of Frankfort.

He says the body was discovered around 11:30 Friday and was pronounced dead an hour later.

According to the coroner, an autopsy was performed Saturday, but the results will not be available for 12 to 14 weeks.

Meanwhile, the coroner says police are still investigating the death.