UPDATE: Missing Letcher County Man Found Dead
KINGS CREEK, Ky. (WTVQ) – The body of a man reported missing last month was found Thursday morning in Letcher County, according to State Police.
Investigators say a passing motorist saw a red ATV in a field off of KY 160 in the Kings Creek community of Letcher County.
State Police say family members identified the body at the scene as 35-year old Charles Fields of Kings Creek.
Investigators say Fields was reported missing on Thanksgiving Day of this year.
State Police say the preliminary investigation shows that Fields was driving an ATV on KY 160 that went off the right shoulder of the road and overturned in a field.
Investigators say Fields was thrown from the ATV, which came to rest several feet from his body.
State Police say foul play is not suspected in Fields’ death, which is still under investigation, which will include an autopsy.