The Kentucky State Police have identified the deceased male found under the Scottsville Road (US 231) overpass located at the 22-mile marker of I-65 northbound, as Salim L. Bekirov, 51, of Bowling Green. Police say no foul play is suspected.

On Dec. 15th at 2:25 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Post had received a call in reference to a person lying in the northbound lane of Interstate 65 under the Scottsville Road (US 231) overpass located at the 22-mile marker. Kentucky State Police Troopers arrived on scene and located an unresponsive male below the overpass.

Bekirov was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Warren County Coroner’s Office. The cause of death is unknown and an autopsy is pending at the Medical Examiner’s Office.

Detective Jonathan Johnson is leading the investigation. He was assisted on the scene by the Bowling Green Police Department, Medical Center EMS, Alvaton Fire Department, and the Warren County Coroner’s Office.

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