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Cold Case on the Death of Pearl Barrett

State Police Request Help Resolving the Death of Pearl Barrett - Victim was found on 8/26/1983

Pearl Barrett was found ago.

Victim was reported missing from Booneville, Kentucky on or about December 25, 1981. His remains were found on August 26, 1983 in a wooded area off of a small blacktop road one-mile north of Booneville in Owsley County. Foul play is suspected. Case 07-82-0039

The victim was Pearl Barrett, White Male age 50 of Booneville, Kentucky.

Investigating Officer Contact Information


OFFICER: Sgt. Chris Short

PHONE: 859-623-2404
E-MAIL: Roger.Short@ky.gov

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