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Sheriff: McCracken County woman's death a homicide

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PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) -- Authorities say a 21-year-old McCracken County woman who had been reported missing was found dead, and they are calling her death a homicide.

Sheriff Jon Hayden said the body of Casandra R. Evrard was discovered Saturday afternoon near a creek west of Paducah. He said she had been reported missing Friday after she failed to show up for work. She was last seen at a residence not far from where her body was discovered. Officials conducted an extensive search for her. Hayden said he believes Evrard died Friday afternoon.

He said an autopsy was to be conducted, and a search warrant was issued for the residence where Evrard was last seen.

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