Missing Bell man pulled from Cumberland River

A missing Bell County man was found Thursday evening after kayakers discovered his body in the Cumberland River near Artemus.

Kentucky State Police Post 10 was contacted about 7:30 p.m. on April 12 with reports of a decomposed body discovered in debris in the river. The body was recovered by Knox County Special Operations Response Team (SORT). Knox County Coroner Mike Blevins sent the body to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Frankfort for an autopsy.

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