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Police identify body found in Trigg County, suspect foul play

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Posted at 10:24 AM, Nov 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-29 17:38:14-05

Police have determined the identity of the body that was found in a location off the Buffalo Road area in Trigg County yesterday.

It was determined during an autopsy completed this morning that Keith "Joey: Hayes Jr, 35 of Hopkinsville, who was reported missing on Tuesday, was killed by multiple gunshots. While the preliminary investigation revealed foul play, Kentucky State Police have stated they believe Hayes' death to be an isolated incident and not a random act of violence.

As the investigation continues, the Kentucky State Police have asked that anyone with information about this crime contact the them at Post 1 at 270-856-3721 or anonymously at 1-800-222-5555.  Citizens may also report tips anonymously through the KSP app.