UPDATE: Body pulled from river in Breathitt Co. identified

UPDATE: (04/29/19, 4:42 p.m.)

Kentucky State Police have a positive identification on a body found in the Kentucky River Sunday.

They say he is 44-year-old Kenneth D. Neace, of Jackson.

State police say he was reported missing on March 17.

The cause of death has not been determined, according to police.

ALTRO, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky State Police are investigating after a body was found Sunday in the Kentucky River in Breathitt County.

Police say the body was discovered just after 9 a.m. in the river near Elige Roberts Road in the Altro community.

The body was sent to the state medical examiner’s office in Frankfort.

Police say they hope to learn the identity and the cause of death after the autopsy is complete.

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