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Update: Washington County Death Investigation

Date of News Release: 02/02/2016

(Springfield, KY.) - Preliminary autopsy results indicate that the victim, 53-year-old Shane E. Thomason, of Lancaster, KY, died as a result of a gunshot wound. The autopsy was performed today at the State Medical Examiner's office in Louisville. Detective Kenny Brown is investigating and foul play is suspected.

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Washington County Death Investigation

Date of News Release: 02/01/2016

(Springfield, KY.) - Detectives from Post 15 are currently conducting a death investigation at the Washington County Livestock Center. Troopers and Washington County Deputies responded to the stockyard today at approximately 2:53 PM EDT following a call, to 911 in Springfield, in reference to a possible shooting. The victim was taken to University Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. The investigation is ongoing.