Cynthiana, KY. (April 19, 2020) –The Kentucky State Police, Post 6 in Dry Ridge, is conducting a death investigation after being contacted by the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office. KSP was contacted at approximately 2:00 this morning, to assist the Sheriff’s Office with an investigation. Troopers responded to the scene in the area of Prince Lane in Harrison County, and located a deceased woman in a vehicle.
The initial investigation alleges a verbal argument transpired between 50-year-old, Donald Bottoms of Sadieville, and 46-year-old, Nicole Wagner of Berry, before Bottoms brandished a handgun. The handgun discharged striking Ms. Wagner, who was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Harrison County Coroner Office, and later transported to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Frankfort, KY for an autopsy.
As a result of the ongoing investigation, Donald Bottoms was charged with Murder and lodged at the Bourbon County Detention Center in Paris, KY.
The investigation in being led by KSP Post 6 Detective, Joseph Filiatreau. He was assisted by KSP personnel, Harrison County Sheriff’s Office, Cynthiana Police Department, and the Harrison County Coroner’s Office.
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