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KSP Post 9 Detectives Investigate Double Homicide

Date of News Release: 11/02/2013

(Tomahawk, Ky.) - On Friday November 1, 2013 Post 9 Pikeville received a shooting complaint in the Tomahawk community of Martin County. KSP Troopers and Detectives responded to the scene and located April and Edger Hedrick of Tomahawk deceased in their residence.

Orie Spence Jr. Of Martin County was later arrested and charged with two counts of murder and lodged in the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center. This incident remains under investigation by KSP Detective Chris Phillips.

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