Authorities say body is that of missing Harlan County man


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HAZARD, Kentucky — Authorities say a body found in a stream is that of a missing Harlan County man.

According to WYMT-TV (, 40-year-old Willis A. Dixon walked away from his home around 2 a.m. on October 8.

Three days later, Kentucky State Police received a call that a body had been found in a stream in the community of Nolansburg. Detectives confirmed it was Dixon.

The body is being sent to the State Medical Examiner's Office in Frankfort for an autopsy. Authorities don't suspect foul play.

Information from: WYMT-TV,

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