Police identify person found in a creek in London

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Published: Mar. 1, 2021 at 10:08 PM EST
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LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - UPDATE: Laurel County Sheriff’s Office says the person found off Locust Grove Road on Monday has been identified. Police found 54-year-old Willis Benway of London. He was reported missing January 19, 2021.


The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation.

Police say they found a body in a creek off of Locust Grove Road in Laurel County Monday afternoon.

We do not know if the death was due to the flooding in the area.

This story will be updated.

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