According to the Kentucky State Police, the body of a deceased woman was found in Leslie Co Thursday at a home in the Essie community. Initial reports from the Leslie Co. Coroner’s Office said the woman appeared to have died from a gunshot wound. The woman’s identity has not been released at this time and her body was sent to Frankfort for an autopsy. State Police used a helicopter to search for a person of interest, but they have not said who they are searching for. Investigators collected evidence from the person of interest’s car, which was found somewhere other than the house where the woman died.
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