MOREHEAD Human remains found in Clearfield off McBrayer Road have been identified as Gary Lee Perry, 39, of Morehead.

Perry was reported missing to the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office on Jan. 9, according to Rowan County Coroner John Northcutt.

At approximately 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 9, a man checking on his property found the decomposed remains in a field off McBrayer Road, west of the Wildwood Trailer Park, Northcutt said.

An autopsy was conducted Monday, Feb. 10, at the state medical examiner’s office and an identification was made.

The case remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police Det. David Zimmerman and the coroner’s office. Also at the scene was the Rowan County Sheriff's Department.

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Human remains found

Morehead At 2:50 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 9, Kentucky State Police Post 8 Morehead responded to a call of human remains in a field on McBrayer Road in Clearfield.

The remains have been sent to the medical examiner’s office in Frankfort for identification.

KSP was assisted by the Rowan County Sheriff’s Department and Rowan County Coroner’s Office. This incident remains under investigation by the KSP

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