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Body Found in Rural in Rural Scott County-Death Investigation Underway


Body Found in Rural Scott County - Scott County Sheriff's Deputies are Conducting a Death Investigation

Scott County-On 7-31-2022, Scott County Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to a location on South Underwood Road in Southern Scott County in reference to a deceased female. Upon arrival, Deputies located the deceased, later identified as Ashley Deaton-Hedge, 34 of Louisville, KY. Detective Lieutenant John Hartman and Detective First Sergeant Jacklyn Shofner of the Sheriff's Office responded to the location and are conducting the death investigation. Assistance at the scene was provided by Indiana State Police Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) Sergeant Merritt Toomey. The next of kin of the deceased has been notified. This is an ongoing investigation and no further information will be released at this time.  




Contact Sheriff Jerry Goodin at Scott County Sheriff's Office (812) 752-8400.