Deceased body discovered in Lincoln County

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance related to a body discovered in the area of Highway KK and Ridge Road.

On July 13, 2022, deputies responded to the area of Highway KK and Ridge Road where citizens reported locating a deceased person. Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office and Coroner’s Office responded to the scene, confirmed the citizen’s report, and initiated an investigation.

Initial investigation has identified the deceased individual as 38-year-old Hank Thomas Knoll. The exact cause of death remains under investigation, and additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

If you have information related to this incident, please contact the Sheriff’s office at 636-528-6100, submit a tip at , or email Captain David Hill at


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