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KSP Conducts Murder Investigation in Lee County

Date of News Release: 11/11/2014

(Beattyville, KY) - The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is currently investigating the death of a Lee County woman that happened at approximately 6:30 pm, on Monday, November 10, 2014.

The Kentucky State Police responded to 8501 HWY 2016 after a neighbor heard a gunshot, and found the female victim laying in the roadway with an apparent gunshot wound. Patricia C. Lutes, 36 years old of Beattyville, was pronounced deceased by the Lee County Coroner.

Anyone with any information about the murder of Patricia C. Lutes is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police at (859) 623-2404.

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by KSP Detective Zach Thompson. Detective Thompson was assisted at the scene by KSP Personnel, Lee County Sheriff's Office, Lee County EMS, and the Lee County Coroner.