Fayette County Coroner seeking family of veteran UPDATE: Relatives located

Update 1-11-16

Lexington, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Fayette County Corner has located relatives of Congrave Achilles Blanton. Graveside service will be Wednesday, January 13thfor friends and family.



Lexington, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Fayette Co. Coroner is asking for help from the public in finding the relatives of a veteran who died at UK Medical Center.

In a press release, the coroner says he’s been unable to locate family of 63-year-old Congrave Achilles Blanton.  The coroner says when Blanton arrived at the hospital he listed his daughter, from Winchester, as his next of kin.  After Blanton had passed, however, they discovered that the daughter no longer lives at the address provided by Blanton.  Now, the coroner is trying to find her, or any other family member.

The coroner says Blanton was an Army Veteran who served in the Vietnam War.  His last known residence was on Price Rd. in Lexington.  He died after complications of heart surgery on November 27, 2015.

Anyone with any information on relatives or friends of Blanton is asked to call the coroner at (859) 455-5700.

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