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KSP Working Apparent Murder/Suicide in Vine Grove

Date of News Release: 05/12/2015

(VINE GROVE, KY.) - Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown is investigating an apparent murder/suicide. On May 11, 2015 at approximately 8:53 PM EST, the Vine Grove Police Department, Vine Grove Fire Department, and Hardin County EMS responded to a call of multiple gunshot victims at 314 Willow Crossing Court in Vine Grove, KY. Upon arrival, responding units discovered two deceased victims lying in a side yard. The Hardin County Coroner and the Kentucky State Police were requested to the scene and are the investigative agencies of record. The investigation is ongoing but the preliminary findings indicate an apparent murder/suicide. The victims have been identified as John Jonas (49) of Vine Grove, and his 11 year old daughter. Autopsies are scheduled for Tuesday morning at the State Medical Examiner's Office in Louisville.