Woman’s body found in Greenup County, KY; man arrested

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A man in Greenup County, Kentucky is facing murder charges after a woman’s body was found in a creek.

Samuel Campbell, 37, was arrested and charged with murder. According to a citation, Campbell confessed to using his hands to strangle the woman until she died and dragged her body to a ditch to hide it. He then led police to the ditch and to the body.

The woman’s body was found near Brushy Creek Road. An autopsy has been ordered and will take place on May 28.

The woman’s identity hasn’t been released.

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