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KSP: Human remains found in Cadiz identified

The body was determined to be that of 25-year-old Cameron Phillips. He died of a gunshot wound to the head.

CADIZ, Ky. — Kentucky State Police are investigating human remains found in a wood line beside a cemetery off Old Rocky Point Road near Cadiz, Kentucky on Thursday.

According to a news release, an autopsy was conducted at the Western Kentucky Medical Examiner's Office in Madisonville on Monday. The body was determined to be that of 25-year-old Cameron Phillips of Powderly. He died of a gunshot wound to the head.

Several items were located with the body. Detectives are requesting the public's assistance in identifying who the items belong to. They include two bracelets, a pair of black AND1 shoes, a blue Reebok T-shirt and what appears to be a necklace.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the Kentucky State Police Post 1 at 270-856-3721 or anonymously at 1-800-222-5555.

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