Dead bodies at the bottom of an abandoned mine shaft!
Hollywood stuntman to the rescue!
Drugs, kidnapping, and death in the Appalachian Mountains!
What a great story from Ashe County, North Carolina. It all came to a head in 1982, when the stuntman and country/western singer the Nashville Flame descended into the mine to find two dead and frozen bodies.
The original article can be found here: https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=-0dOAAAAIBAJ&sjid=XBMEAAAAIBAJ&pg=6697%2C2898566
The Nashville Flame was quite the character and the saga of the Ore Knob Mine was quite the story. There was even a book written about the ordeal:
Now that’s some colorful history.