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November 20, 2012

Body of missing teen hunter found

Nov. 20, 2012 — On Tuesday, Nov. 20 at 1:11 p.m. a Kentucky State Police helicopter located the body of the missing Fleming County hunter Ricky Hamilton Jr, 15.

Hamilton left his residence Saturday afternoon with his father to hunt in the immediate area.  Hamilton fell from a cliff into the Lehigh Hanson Rock Quarry.

Hamilton’s body will be taken to Frankfort for an autopsy to determine the cause of death.  No foul play is suspected.

The case remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police.

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