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Murder Investigation and Arrest in Lawrence County, KY

Date of News Release: 03/30/2006

(Ashland, KY) - The Kentucky State Police in Ashland are investigating the murder of Robert Frankie Jordan 42 years of age of Louisa, KY. The incident occurred in Lawrence County, KY early this morning (3/30/06).

The investigation began when the Kentucky State Police received a call stating that family members had discovered Mr. Jordan's body lying in his home located on Walnut Road in Lawrence County. Mr. Jordan was pronounced dead by the Lawrence County Coroner, Mike Wilson.

Through investigation it was discovered that the victim had been in a physical altercation with Joseph Adam Jones 20 years of age also of Louisa, KY early this morning. Mr. Adams has been arrested and charged with murder. He has been lodged in the Big Sandy Regional Detention Facility on a one million dollar bond.

The investigation continues by Detective Gary Lafferty of the Kentucky State Police.

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