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KSP Conducts Death Investigation in Madison County

Date of News Release: 09/11/2014

(Richmond, KY) -- The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is investigating the death of two people that happened this afternoon in Madison County.

The Madison County Sheriff's Department and KSP received a call just before 2:00 p.m. today of a possible shooting at 1030 Old Daniel Boone Road, approximately 5 miles north of Richmond. Upon arrival, two deceased males were located inside the residence.

The initial investigation alleges that Frederick S. Graeter, 73 years old of Richmond, shot his son-in-law, Steven D. Bryan, 55 years old of Lexington, before shooting himself. The shooting occurred after a domestic dispute between the two men. There were no other injuries reported at the residence.

The investigation is ongoing by KSP Detective Michael Keeton. He was assisted at the scene by KSP Personnel, Madison County Sheriff's Office, Madison County EMS, and the Madison County Coroner.