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Arrest made in Murder Investigation

Date of News Release: 11/21/2013

(Ages, Ky.) On November 20, 2013 the Kentucky State Police, Post 10 Harlan is working a death investigation after receiving a call at 6:11 a.m. from Sweet Ball Lane in the Ages community of Harlan County. The call came in that an unresponsive female was found deceased in the kitchen floor. At this time K.S.P. troopers along with detectives are on the scene. The Harlan County Coroner is also at the scene.

On November 21, 2013 Det. Jason Joseph of Kentucky State Police Post 10 in Harlan arrested George W. Rigney on charges of Murder and Tampering with Physical Evidence. The arrest stems from the investigation into the death of Jennifer Goddard which occurred on November 20, 2013 in the Ages community of Harlan County.

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