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Update and Arrest to Murder Investigation in Clay County

Date of News Release: 08/06/2014

On Wednesday, August 06, 2014 at approximately 1:30 PM, Kentucky State Police Detective Jeff Senters and Trooper Nick Metcalf arrested Danny W. Stewart, 26, of Manchester, for the murder of Carl House.

Stewart was charged with Murder and Theft by Unlawful Taking under $500.00 and lodged in the Clay County Detention Center.

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Update: Death Investigation in Clay County

Date of News Release: 10/04/2013

(LONDON, KY.) -- Based upon further investigation and the autopsy results from the Medical Examiners Office, foul play is suspected in the death of the victim. The investigation is continuing by KSP Detective Jeff Senters.

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Death Investigation in Clay County

Date of News Release: 10/03/2013

(LONDON, KY.) -- On Wednesday, October 02, 2013, at approximately 5:58 PM the Kentucky State Police , Post 11, in London was notified by the Laurel County 911 Dispatch Center of a an adult male located deceased inside a residence in Clay County near the Laurel County Line.

Troopers arrived at the residence located on Ben House RD and discovered the victim deceased 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 today.

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.