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Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Update: Arrest made in Prescott murder case, body found in Kentucky may be from Prescott

An arrest was made in conjunction with the investigation of a murder which the Pierce County Sheriff's office confirmed in news reports took place in Prescott.

Rose Marie Kuehni of Prescott, was reportedly arrested Tuesday on suspicion of second degree intentional homicide and hiding a corpse, according to the Pierce County Herald website.

The murder victim, a male, was found in Kentucky Tuesday and is thought to be from western Wisconsin, also confirmed by the Sheriff's office.

According to an AP report on the WEAU Channel 13 website, the Pierce County Sheriff's Office has reportedly confirmed that the body is that of a man from western Wisconsin and that the incident took place in Prescott.

The body was found Tuesday in a box near a road in Bell County Kentucky, which is in the southeastern part of the state near the Tennessee border and near the Cumberland Gap. The box was found over an embankment according to AP reports from Kentucky.

Information leading to the discovery came from authorities in Wisconsin and Georgia as well.

Attempts to contact the Prescott PD and Pierce County Sheriff's office Wednesday were unsuccessful.

More on this story as it develops.

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