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Homicide Investigation in Lee County

Date of News Release: 12/26/2011

(Beattyville, KY) -- On Sunday December 25, 2011 Lee County Sheriff's Department responded to a residence on Union Road in Lee County due to a deceased male being found at the residence. The sheriff determined that additional assistance was needed and requested KSP be contacted.

At 11:31 am EST Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post, was contacted and Troopers responded to the scene. Detectives Rob Morris and Brian Bowman arrived on the scene shortly thereafter and began their investigation. At the scene Darrell Keith, 40, of Beattyville was found to be the apparent victim of homicide.

Detective Brian Bowman is the investigating officer.

Anyone with information concerning this case is encouraged to contact the Kentucky State Police at (859) 623-2404 or (800) 222-5555.

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