CRAB ORCHARD - A young woman was found dead near Crab Orchard Thursday morning, and the cause of death is under investigation.
An autopsy was performed Thursday on the body of Victoria Portier, 29, but preliminary results are pending, said Lincoln County Coroner Bill Demrow.
"It does not appear to be foul play," Demrow said.
According to state police, Portier was found in a residence at 8263 Ky. 643 by her boyfriend. When he arrived home, he found her unconscious and not breathing. There were no signs of any injuries.
Detective Monte Owens and Demrow are investigating.