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Updated Story of the 23 yo female found dead in Mammoth Cave Park

UPDATE: The body found within Zion Hill Cemetery in Mammoth Cave National Park has been identified as Mariah Amber Decru, 23, of Park City, said a Mammoth Cave National Park press release. 

 The investigation into the cause of death is being conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Louisville Field Office, with assistance from the National Park Service. Investigators cannot confirm the cause of death at this time and are awaiting the medical examiner’s report and various test results before additional information will be released, the press release said. 

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The name of the woman who was found dead at Mammoth Cave National Park on Monday is being withheld pending notification of family members. 

According to a news release issued Monday afternoon, the FBI and the National Park Service is continuing an investigation into the “suspicious death” at Zion Hill Cemetery near Park City Road in Mammoth Cave National Park. 

“Investigators cannot confirm the cause of death at this time and are awaiting the medical examiner’s report and various test results before additional information will be released,” the news release said. 

According to an earlier news release, the victim is a white female in her 20s, and she was discovered by a person who reported the incident to Barren County dispatch. 

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Authorities are investigating the discovery of a body in Mammoth Cave National Park. 

According to a news release, the victim is a white female in her 20s, and she was discovered by a person who reported the incident to Barren County dispatch. 

The Park City Volunteer Fire Department notified park rangers at about 10 a.m. Monday morning that the body had been found. 

No further information is available at this time. 

The National Park Service and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are investigating the incident. 

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