Arjay man found dead in woods

Kentucky State Police are investigating the death of an Arjay man. Troopers say the body of David A. Mason, 38, of Arjay was found Monday afternoon in the woods outside his home off Hwy 66.

Officials say family members had reported him missing to the Bell County Sheriff’s Department after not hearing from him for several days.

The body was sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Frankfort for an autopsy.

The case is still under investigation by Det. Josh Howard.

Also assisting at the scene were Bell County Sheriff’s Department and the Bell County Coroner.

Anyone with information, please call the KSP Post in Harlan at (606) 573-3131.