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Man found dead on the side of Covington road a homicide victim, police say

Posted: 11:59 AM, Dec 17, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-17 11:59:21-05
Homicide victim Eric Hughes

COVINGTON, Ky. — A ‘suspicious death’ investigation in Northern Kentucky is now considered a homicide, according to Covington police.

Eric L. Hughes, 32, of Covington was found dead Friday on the side of Sleepy Hollow Road at Montague Road. On Friday, police responded to reports of a “non-responsive person,” according to a news release. The victim was deceased when police arrived.

Detectives have not released how Hughes died. The case remains under investigation.

Anyone with information regarding the case is encouraged to call Detective Sgt. Brian Kane at 859-292-2296, or Crime Stoppers at 888-352-3040.