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Death Investigation in Leslie County

Date of News Release: 07/18/2010

(Hyden, Ky.) -- On July 17, 2010, Kentucky State Police received a call from the Leslie County Emergency Operations Center requesting assistance on a shooting in the Rockhouse community of Leslie County. On arrival Leslie County EMS along with KSP Units discovered John C. Walker lying in bed with a gun shot wound. Mr. Walker was pronounced deceased at 7:30 pm by the Leslie County Coroner's Office. Currently there are no suspects and state police are still investigating the incident.

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