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Death Investigation Powell County

Date of News Release: 04/05/2015

(Morehead, KY) - On Sunday, April 05, at 5:47 a.m. Kentucky State Police Post 8 Morehead received a call from Powell County 911 requesting assistance with a shooting that occurred at 46 Echo Hollow Road in Clay City. Upon arrival, detectives discovered Rosena Hood, 42, of Clay City had been shot. Ms. Hood was transported to St. Joe's Hospital in Mount Sterling by Powell County EMS, where she was pronounced dead by Montgomery County Coroner Jimmy Adams. The victims husband James Hood, 48, also of Clay City was taken into custody and charged with manslaughter 2nd degree. The shooting is being investigated by Detective Virgil Rucker.