TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Death from shooting in Bardwell, KY
(Bardwell, KY) The Kentucky State Police is advising that Lavoy Jenkins, age 74, of Bardwell, KY has died as a result of a shooting that occurred at the home of Lavoy and Nancy Jenkins of Bardwell, KY. Mr. Jenkins was pronounced dead at Lourdes Hospital at 3:32 A.M. this morning by the McCracken County Coroner's Office.
Further investigation indicates that the shooting may have been accidental. Mr Jenkins reportedly called a relative and stated that he had accidently shot his wife, Nancy Jenkins, age 73, and was so upset that he was going to shoot himslef. Upon arrival, Ms. Jenkins was found dead at the scene and Mr. Jenkins was transported to Lourdes Hospital, where he succumded to his injury early this morming. KSP was assisted by the Bardwell City Police Chief, Carlisle Couny Coroner and Carlisle Couny EMS. The investigation is continuing.