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Update/Arrest in the death investigation in Powell County

Date of News Release: 12/29/2010

(Morehead, Ky.) -- On 12-29-2010 Kentucky State Police Morehead arrested Woodie Sons Jr. of Clay City who was wanted in connection with the murder of Charles Maggard that occurred on 12-14-2010. Mr. Sons was charged with Murder and lodged at the Powell County Detention Center. The case remains under investigation by Detective Virgil Rucker.

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Death investigation in Powell County

Date of News Release: 12/14/2010

(Morehead, Ky.) -- At approximately 0900 hours Kentucky State Police in Morehead responded to a residence at 400 Jerrica Leigh Lane Stanton, KY, in reference to a death investigation. Kentucky State Police were notified by a family member that they went to the residence to check on Charles E. Maggard. When they arrived at the residence Maggard, 42, was found deceased on the living room floor. The cause of death is undetermined at this time and an autopsy has been scheduled next date at the Medical Examiner's Office in Frankfort, KY. The case remains under investigation by Detective Virgil Rucker.

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