The Kentucky State Police have identified the victim in an Aug. 1 car fire as Thomas Ray Pendygraft, 20, of Loretto. Pendygraft was identified through DNA testing.
The state police were called to investigate a car fire at 7:48 a.m. Aug. 1 at the Springfield Reservoir on Booker Road. A Washington County sheriff's deputy reported that a body was inside the car.
In the days after the fire, the state police reported that the victim was a male, but did not make any further statement about the individual.