TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Death Investigation in Clifty, KY
Date of News Release: 12/05/2005
Clifty, KY (Todd County) - On Monday, December 05, 2005 at approximately 3:05 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Post 2 in Madisonville was notified by Todd County Central Dispatch of a possible shooting. The location of the incident was at a residence on Clifty Kirkmansville Road (KY 107) just south of Clifty.
Upon arriving, State Troopers discovered the victim lying on the ground behind the back of the residence suffering from an apparent gunshot. Attempts to revive the victim were unsuccessful. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. The victim has been identified as a 15-year-old juvenile. The cause of death is pending the results of an autopsy.
Investigators with the Kentucky State Police are continuing the investigation.