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Missing person found dead in eastern Ky, police now investigating as homicide
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Thursday, October 17, 2013 6:57 AM EDT
A body found in Knott County has been identified as that of a missing woman and detectives were investigating the death as a homicide.
Sims says family members reported Barnett missing on Sept. 19. Searchers found the body six days later and her identity was confirmed Wednesday.
Sims did not say why investigators classified the death as a homicide.