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An autopsy was conducted Friday on the body of a deceased female that was located in Paoli on Thursday. 

Results from the autopsy revealed the deceased to be Kaylea Hickman, 23, Paoli.

Based on medical reports provided from the Orange County Coroner’s Office there is no evidence to support criminal activity in the death of Kaylea Hickman. Indiana State Police investigators have closed the investigation.  

Thursday, Indiana State Police Troopers were contacted by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department and Paoli Police Department to assist with an ongoing investigation into the whereabouts of Hickman, who was reported missing on May 26th, 2018. 

Indiana State Police Detective Shane Staggs along with numerous Indiana State Troopers, Orange County Sheriffs Deputies and Paoli Police Officers conducted a canvass search of the area near Northeast 3rd Street and Railroad Avenue in Paoli. 

During the course of the investigation an unidentified deceased female was located in a wooded area near Northeast 3rd Street and Railroad Avenue in Paoli.