Woman found dead in Laurel County

LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A death investigation is underway in Laurel County after a woman was found dead Friday afternoon, according to the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies say an acquaintance came to a home off Fisherman’s Cove Road to deliver an appliance and found 70-year old Delilah Hughett, dead.

It happened around 2:00 p.m., according to deputies.

The woman’s body was sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Frankfort for an autopsy.  Deputies hope it will answer a lot of questions, including the cause and manner of Hughett’s death.

 

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