TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Update to the Death Investigation in Clifty, KY
Date of News Release: 12/06/2005
Clifty, KY (Todd County) - An autopsy was performed today on the victim at the State Medical Examiner's Office in Madisonville. The victim died as a result of an apparent self-inflicted single gunshot. No foul play is suspected.
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.