TFC Stu Recke
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Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Update: Death Investigation in Graham, KY
Date of News Release: 10/16/2013
Graham, KY (Muhlenberg County) - The Kentucky State Police is currently investigating the death of a Graham couple.
On Tuesday, October 15, 2013, at approximately 1:26 p.m., the KSP Post 2 Madisonville was contacted by the Muhlenberg County Sheriff's Department and requested to conduct a welfare check at a residence located at 4123 State Route 175 South, Graham.
Upon arrival, troopers and detectives discovered the victims, Dune (no legal first name) 47 and his wife, Yolanda R. Dune, 35, both of Graham, KY, deceased in the living room of the residence. The preliminary investigation revealed that each victim appeared to have suffered from a single gunshot. Muhlenberg County Deputy Coroner Ricky King pronounced the victims dead at the scene.
An autopsy was conducted this morning at the State Medical Examiner's Office in Madisonville. The preliminary results indicate that each victim died from a single, self-inflicted gunshot wound.
The investigation is continuing by KSP Detective Lonnie Kavanaugh. KSP Post 2 units and the Muhlenberg County Coroner's Office assisted at the scene.
Original News Release Below:
Death Investigation in Graham, KY
Date of News Release: 10/15/2013
Graham, KY (Muhlenberg County) - The Kentucky State Police is investigating the deaths of two subjects at a residence on KY 175 in Graham. KSP was contacted by the Muhlenberg County Sheriff's Department on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at approximately 1:25 p.m. and requested to conduct a welfare check at the residence.
Upon Troopers arrival, a male and a female were located in the residence deceased. At this time, it appears both subjects had been shot.
The Muhlenberg County Coroner's Office pronounced both subjects dead at the scene. Further information, including the names of the deceased, will be provided pending the autopsy results. The autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday, October, 16, at the State Medical Examiner's Office in Madisonville, KY.
Detective Lonnie Kavanaugh is continuing the investigation. KSP Post 2 units and the Muhlenberg County Coroner's Office assisted at the scene.