Ind. woman's body identified 5 years after discovery in Barren Co.

GLASGOW, Ky. (WHAS11) – A woman has been formally identified nearly five years after her body was discovered on a roadway in Barren County.

Police say Carma J. Purpura’s body was found off the shoulder on the Louie B Nunn Parkway at the 8-mile marker in August 2011. Her remains were identified by the Medical Examiner’s Office in Louisville through DNA evidence.

Purpura, an Indianapolis native, was reported missing in July 2007.

Police did not release any other details about the case but said the investigation was ongoing. 


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