October 8, 2013

Foul play suspected in man’s death

Staff Writer

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — LONDON — Foul play is suspected in the death of Carl House, 59, of Manchester, who was found dead in his home 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 House had died of an apparent gunshot wound. He 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 was conducted Thursday.  Based on the autopsy results, foul play is suspected.

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