Police May Have Found the Body of an Escaped Inmate

By: Melissa Painter
By: Melissa Painter

The Bowling Green Police Department may have found the body of an escaped inmate.

Police recovered a body from the Barren River on June 20 at 10:30 p.m.

After examining the body and comparing tattoos and other identifiers, police believe they have found recent Warren County Jail escapee, Joseph Leveque.

Foul play is not suspected. The cause of death is drowning.

Fingerprints and dental records were taken to Louisville for positive identification.

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