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KSP Investigating Breckinridge Co. Hunting Death

Date of News Release:11/27/2017

Irvington, KY.Kentucky State Police Post 04 Detectives are investigating a hunting death that occurred in Breckinridge Co. Thursday morning. On November 23, 2017 at approximately 11:15 A.M. EDST, KSP was asked by Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Officers to respond to a shooting that had taken place while two men were deer hunting off of JE Haynes Rd. in Irvington. Christopher B. Stone (43) of Irvington was hunting with Nicholas Lee Ford (39) of Brandenburg. Mr. Stone discharged his rifle into an overgrown field surrounded by woods where Mr. Ford was standing striking him in the back. Nicholas Ford was transported by Breckinridge Co. EMS to Breckinridge Memorial Hospital where he was prononced deceased by the Breckinridge Co. Coroner. The case remains under investigation by KSP Detective James Martin.