Body found in Kentucky in 2011 identified as Indianapolis woman missing since 2007

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Carma J. Purpura (Photo courtesy of Hampton Gentry Funeral Home)

GLASGOW, Ky. — A body found in Barren County five years ago has been identified through DNA evidence.

Kentucky State Police said the body was identified as that of Carma J. Purpura of Indianapolis. Police said in a news release Purpura would have been 35 when she was discovered Aug. 15, 2011. She was reported missing July 11, 2007.

The body was found off the shoulder of the Louie B. Nunn Parkway at the 8-mile marker.

The case remains under investigation.