Trooper Jeffrey Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 4, Elizabethtown
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Breckinridge County Juvenile Charged With Manslaughter After Domestic Violence Dispute
Date of News Release: 04/23/2013
(HARNED, KY) -- On Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at approximately 5:33 p.m. ET Post 4 received a call stating that someone had been shot at a residence at 907 Hwy 259 South in Harned in Breckinridge County, KY. The preliminary investigation revealed that a 17-year-old juvenile shot his step father during a domestic violence dispute. The step father was pronounced dead at the scene by the Breckinridge County Coroner. The juvenile is in police custody and has been charged with Manslaughter 1st. The victim in the case has been identified as 37-year-old Hugo Martinez from Harned. An autopsy is scheduled for today (04/24/2013). Detective Jason Propes is leading the ongoing investigation. He was assisted at the scene by other Post 4 units, the Breckinridge County EMS, and the Breckinridge County Sheriff’s Department.