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Death Investigation in Boyd County

Date of News Release: 06/27/2013

(Ashland, KY) -- The Kentucky State Police in Ashland is investigating a death of a man who was located at approximately 1000 am on 6/26/2013. Robert Coburn Jr, age 56, of 24652 Slick Rock Road in Boyd County was located deceased inside his residence by a family member.

The Kentucky State Police is working on the investigation, with an autopsy scheduled to be performed on the victim. At this point foul play is believed to be involved and more information will be provided as this investigation progresses.

The Boyd County Sheriff's Office, Boyd County EMS, Boyd County Coroner's Office, and the East Fork Volunteer Fire Department responded and assisted with the investigation.

Anyone with any information related to the investigation is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police at 1-800-222-5555.

The incident remains under investigation by Det. Ben Cramer.

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