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October 7, 2013

Man found dead in home

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — LONDON — On Wednesday, Oct. 2, at approximately 5:58 p.m., the Kentucky State Police, Post 11 in London was notified by the Laurel County 9-1-1 Dispatch Center of an adult male found dead inside a home in Clay County near the Laurel County Line.

Troopers arrived at the residence on Ben House Road, off Ky. 472, and discovered the victim had died of an apparent gunshot wound.

The victim was identified as Carl House, 59, of Manchester and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Clay County Coroners Office.

The victim’s body was transported to the State Medical Examiners Office in Frankfort where an autopsy is scheduled for Thursday.

KSP Detective Jeff Senters is in charge of the investigation and was assisted at the scene by Trooper Justin Oliver, Trooper Nick Metcalf, Deputies from the Clay County Sheriff’s Office and Clay County EMS.

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