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Death Investigation in Wayne County

Date of News Release: 04/21/2014

(LONDON, KY.) - On Monday, April, 21, 2014 at approximately 3:00 AM, the Kentucky State Police Post 11, in London was notified by the Wayne County 911 Center of a shooting that had occurred on Highway 1275 North in Wayne County.

Detective Billy Correll arrived at the scene and determined that Gavin A. Thompson, 38, of Monticello had been shot by Ian T. Miller, 21, of Elmira, NY during an altercation that had taken place at Thompson's residence.

Thompson was transported to the Wayne County Hospital where he was pronounced deceased by the Wayne County Coroner's Office.

Thompson's body was taken to the State Medical Examiner's Office for an autopsy that will be performed today.

No arrest has been made at this time and the investigation is continuing.

KSP Detective Billy Correll is in charge of the investigation and was assisted by Trooper Adam Childress, Trooper Wendell Higginbotham, Wayne County Sheriff's Office, Monticello Police Department and the Wayne County EMS.