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Murder Investigation in Stanton, KY

Date of News Release: 10/30/2016

Kentucky State Police need public assistance in Murder of Ravenna, KY. man

Stanton, Ky. (October 30, 2016) – 3:58 p.m., Kentucky State Police in Morehead was contacted in reference to an unresponsive male located in a vehicle on Mountain Springs Road near Stanton. When Troopers arrived on the scene it was determined that the driver of the vehicle, David L. Rogers of Ravenna, KY, was deceased from an apparent gunshot wound. Mr. Rogers was driving a 2000 Buick Sedan and the vehicle was still in drive when first responders arrived on scene.

Kentucky State Police was assisted on scene by Powell County Coroner Hondo Hearne, Kentucky Fish and Wildlife, Powell County EMS, and the Powell County Sheriff"s Department. The case remains under investigation by Detective Virgil Rucker.

Kentucky State Police is seeking assistance from the public in reference to this investigation. If anyone has any information about Mr. Rogers whereabouts on October 30, 2016 contact Kentucky State Police in Morehead at (606) 784-4127 or (502) 222-5555