UPDATE: Decomposed body found in Winchester identified

The coroner identified the woman as Hannah Archer

Update from May 4, 2022:

WINCHESTER, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Clark County coroner on Wednesday identified a decomposed body found Monday behind a shed on Aubrey Lane in Winchester as Hannah Archer.

The coroner says he doesn’t have an age or where Archer is from and would not release her cause or manner of death.

Winchester Police continue to investigate.


Original story below from May 2, 2022:

WINCHESTER, Ky. (WTVQ) – A death investigation is underway in Winchester after police say a body was found in the area of Aubrey Lane.

According to police, the body was found Monday afternoon. Police say investigators believe the body to be that of a female, but because of the state of decomposition, could not confirm.

Police say the body had started to decompose and could possibly have been there for some time.

This is a developing story. Check back with ABC36 for updates.

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