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Update to the Kentucky State Police Conducting Death Investigation in Marshall County

Date of News Release: 03/18/2009

(Hickory, KY) - The investigation into the two bodies found at the Haddox Ferry boat ramp in Marshall County is continuing by Kentucky State Police. An autopsy on the bodies was performed on March 17th in Madisonville. The victims are being identified as 55-year-old, Michelle Lynam, and 43-year-old, Anthony Darnell. Both individuals were from Sheldon, Illinois. The autopsy revealed that both victims died as a result of a single gun shot wound. Lynam and Darnell were found at approximately 3:00 AM, March 17th, in a van near the community of Calvert City. Kentucky State Police detectives continue to investigate to determine the manner of death for each.

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Date of News Release: 03/17/2009

(Calvert City, Ky.) - Investigators with the Kentucky State Police are currently investigating the deaths of two individuals in the Calvert City community of Marshall County. At approximately 3:00 AM, Calvert City Police notified Kentucky State Police of two bodies that were found deceased in a van at the Haddox Ferry Boat Ramp. Kentucky State Police detectives responded to the scene and began an investigation into the deaths.

The identities of the man and woman are being withheld at this time due to pending family notification. Additional details will be released as the investigation continues.

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