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Police: Savannah Spurlock's remains found naked, bound in shallow grave

Police testified in court Monday that 23-year-old Savannah Spurlock's naked remains were found buried in a shallow grave.

LANCASTER, Ky. (AP) - Police have released more details about how they found the remains of a missing Kentucky woman.

    

Police testified in court Monday that 23-year-old Savannah Spurlock's naked remains were found buried in a shallow grave and wrapped in a rug and garbage bags, with her feet bound.

    

The details were presented during a preliminary hearing for 23-year-old David Sparks, who is charged with abuse of a corpse and tampering with evidence after Spurlock's remains were found on property connected to his family.

    

News outlets report the case was sent to a grand jury after the hearing.

    

Spurlock was last seen in January leaving a Lexington bar with three men, including Sparks.

    

A Wednesday tip about a foul order led authorities to search a Garrard County property where they discovered Spurlock's remains.

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