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Update (Arrest Made): KSP Investigates a Double Homicide in Owsley County

Date of News Release: 05/06/2016

(Booneville, KY) - The Kentucky State Police has charged an Owsley County woman with Murder tonight, after two Owsley County Residents were found deceased this morning at their residence in Owsley County.

Lynette R. McQuinn, 48 years old of Booneville was arrested just before 8:00 pm today, and is lodged in the Three Forks Regional Jail charged Tampering with Physical Evidence and two counts of Murder. The initial investigation alleges that Lynette McQuinn fatally shot her parents, Robert McQuinn, 70 years old, and Ada McQuinn, 66 years old, early this morning at their residence on Wilson Lane.

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by KSP Detective Rob Morris.

Original News Release Below:

 

KSP Investigates a Double Homicide in Owsley County

Date of News Release: 05/06/2016

(Booneville, KY) - The Kentucky State Police Richmond Post was called just before 11:30 am on 05/06/2016 after a man and woman were found deceased in their residence on Wilson Lane in Owsley County.

The initial investigation indicates that the male and female were fatally shot while inside their residence on Wilson Lane. They were pronounced deceased at the scene by the Owsley County Coroner, and their identities are not being released at this time.

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by KSP Detective Rob Morris. He is assisted at the scene by KSP Personnel, Owsley County Sheriff's Office, and the Owsley County Coroner.