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Murder Investigation in Whitley County

Date of News Release: 06/20/2008

(London, KY) - On Friday June 20, 2008 at 2:36 AM the Kentucky State Police, Post 11, in London received a report of a male subject lying in a ditch along the side of Cain Gap Road 7 miles east of Williamsburg, KY.

Upon arrival KSP Trooper Gary Martin discovered the body of a male subject, later identified as Larry D. Jones, 35, of Williamsburg. The Whitley County Major Crimes Task Force was contacted and it was determined that Jones had been shot three times in the head.

Jones was pronounced dead at the scene by the Whitley County Coroner.

No further information is available at this time, but will be released as it becomes available.

KSP Detective Colan Harrell as the lead investigator and was assisted at the scene by Trooper Gary Martin, the Whitley County Major Crimes Task Force, the Whitley County Sheriff's Office and the Whitley County Coroners Office.

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