Death investigation in Harlan Co.

EVARTS, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky State Police are investigating a death in Harlan Co., after receiving a call about an unresponsive woman in Evarts.

According to officers, the Evarts Police Department were the first to arrive, but called in KSP for assistance after determining the scene was suspicious.  The woman has been identified as 48-year-old Roasie L. Melton.  She was pronounced dead at the scene by the Harlan Co. Deputy Coroner.

The body has been sent to the State Medical Examiner’s office in Frankfort for an autopsy.

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