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Murder/Suicide Fleming County

Date of News Release: 08/22/2013

(Hillsboro, KY) -- Kentucky State Police Post 8 Morehead is investigating a Murder/Suicide on Colfax Road in the Hillsboro community of Fleming County. Post 8 Troopers and Detectives along with the Fleming County Sheriff's Department responded to Colfax Road in Hillsboro. Ricky D. Crawford, age 50, of Hillsboro was fatally shot by his son David W. Crawford, age 22, of Hillsboro. David W. Crawford was located on Lower Licking Road in Rowan County after a short vehicle pursuit. During the traffic stop David W. Crawford fatally shot himself. The incident remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police.

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