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Body found in central KY ID'd as missing Florence woman

Robert Jones (left) and Crystal Warner (right), photos provided by Kentucky State Police Robert Jones (left) and Crystal Warner (right), photos provided by Kentucky State Police
Craig Pennington (PHOTO: Marion County Jail/Provided) Craig Pennington (PHOTO: Marion County Jail/Provided)
BATH COUNTY, KY (FOX19 NOW) -

A body found off the Salt Lick exit off Interstate 64 in central Kentucky on Monday has been identified as Crystal Warner, the Florence woman who went missing in July with her boyfriend, according to Bath County Coroner Robert Powell.

The coroner identified Warner through dental records, according to KSP. Additional testing is underway to determine is cause of death. 

Investigators and search teams have scoured that area for Warner since her boyfriend Bobby Jones' remains were found in August a few exits west. 

Crystal's mother, Mary Reeves, said Bobby and Crystal made a special couple.

"They lived life. They didn't watch it on TV, they lived life...and what life they had on this earth they enjoyed it. They trusted in God and lived a good life," she said. 

A bulldozer operator found a Warner's skull and some personal items under a brush pile on private property, investigators said.

The couple was last seen at the Washington County home of Craig Pennington, their tenant, on July 3. Pennington, 52, is charged with murder in connection with their disappearance

A family member said Pennington was behind on paying rent to Jones and Warner.

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