Suspicious death under investigation in Grant County

DRY RIDGE, KY (FOX19) - Police are investigating a suspicious death in Grant County.

The body of a 30-year-old male was found in the 6200 block of Ky. 22 (Taft Highway) just before 5 a.m. Monday morning.

A woman called 911 and reported two males called her and said they assaulted the victim. The victim jumped out of the moving vehicle and was left in a ditch.

Fire crews located the victim a short time later. A portion of Ky. 22 was closed during the investigation, but has now reopened for traffic.

Police have not yet released the victim's name, pending notification of next of kin.

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