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Murder Investigation in Owen County

Date of News Release: 11/27/2010

(Corinth, Ky.) -- Troopers and Detectives responded last night (11/26) to the home located at 2430 Cull Pepper Lane in Owen County after receiving information at 7:10 p.m. that a shooting had occurred. Upon arrival, investigators discovered the body of a 30 year old Georgetown man inside the home of Christopher Dennis, Jr. (71 years old from Corinth) with an apparent gunshot wound. Through investigation, detectives determined Mr. Dennis shot the victim during a possible drug related meeting. More than five pounds of Marijuana was discovered at the home while processing the scene.

Mr. Dennis was arrested at 6:09 a.m. this morning (11/27) and is charged with the following: Murder, Possession of a Handgun by a convicted Felon, and Trafficking Marijuana over 5 pounds - Enhanced by Possession of a Firearm. Mr. Dennis was taken to the Carroll County Detention facility. Detective Steve Goodale is leading the ongoing investigation.

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