Trooper Jody Sims
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 13, Hazard
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Stabbing on Walker Branch Road
Date of News Release: 08/06/2012
(Hazard, KY) -- On 8/4/12 at 7:41 P.M. the Perry County 911 center received a call from 507 Walker Branch Road in reference to a possible deceased subject. The victim Jerry Combs was located alive but in poor condition by Perry County ambulance workers. The victim was transported to Hazard ARH for multiple stab wounds. Shortly after Mr. Combs arrived at Hazard ARH he succumbed to his wounds. The case remains under investigation by KSP Detective Bill Pollard.