February 28, 2021

Identities revealed in Laurel County death investigation

Updated 2/22

Laurel County’s Sheriff’s Deputies have released the identities of the man and woman found dead Sunday morning while performing a welfare check.

The two were identified as husband and wife; James Duff, 62 and Dinah Duff, 63.

There is still no known cause of death at this time.


Original Story 2/21

Laurel County’s Sheriff’s Deputies say a death investigation is underway in the eastern region of the county.

Deputies say they were called around 10:30 a.m. Sunday to conduct a welfare check when they found two people, a man and woman, dead at the home.

No cause of death has been determined, the bodies were sent to Frankfort where an autopsy will be conducted.


Deputies were assisted on-scene by the Laurel County Coroner’s Office, Ambulance Inc. of Laurel County, and London Laurel Rescue Squad.