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Body of Missing Hopkins County Man Discovered Off of I-69

The body of a 29-year-old Dawson Springs man was discovered off of I-69 early Sunday morning after he was reported missing by state police Friday.

Posted: Feb 7, 2021 11:38 AM
Updated: Feb 8, 2021 8:45 PM

According to the Kentucky State Police, a Hopkins County man who had been missing since Friday was found dead early Sunday morning.

KSP says it was informed by the Hopkins County Sheriff's Department that a body had been found off of the southbound lanes of I-69 near the 103 mile marker around 1:00 a.m. on Sunday.

When KSP arrived at the scene on I-69, they confirmed the body to be 29-year-old Michael "Andrew" Dowd of Dawson Springs, Kentucky.

Authorities requested assistance locating Dowd on Friday after they said he was last seen Thursday at a residence on Wells Road in Nortonville.

No further information surrounding Dowd's death has been released at this time, but KSP says his autopsy is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 8.

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