Trooper Shaun Little
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 9, Pikeville
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Death Investigation in Magoffin County
Date of News Release: 05/06/2012
(Royalton, Ky.) -- On Saturday May 5, 2012 Post 9 Pikeville received a call from a male subject advising that he had located 44 year old Karen Pitts deceased inside her residence. KSP units responded to the scene and located Karen Pitts deceased inside her home. Ms. Pitts was pronounced dead at the scene by the Magoffin County Coroner Mark Jenkins. This incident remains under investigation by KSP Detective Chris Phillips, Detective Phillips was assisted on scene by Detective Jason Melro. Information will be released as it becomes available.