HODGENVILLE, Ky. (TCD) — Kentucky State Police arrested a 59-year-old man for murder after reportedly discovering human remains in the suspect’s backyard Friday.
According to a Kentucky State Police statement, officers received information about a body possibly being buried near the Buffalo community of Larue County. Officers conducted an "extensive investigation" and obtained a search warrant for a home near the 500 block of Corinth Road. While searching the backyard, detectives reportedly unearthed the remains of an unidentified body buried under a pile of debris.
The remains were taken to the Kentucky Medical Examiner’s Office in Louisville for identification and further investigation, the statement says.
WBKO-TV reports the property belongs to David Puyear. He was charged with murder and booked into the Larue County Jail without bond.