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KSP Conducting Death Investigation in Pikeville, KY

Date of News Release: 06/20/2016

(Pikeville, KY.) - On Monday June 20, 2016, Post 9, Pikeville received a 911 call stating that two males had been shot in the Sleepy Hollow community of Pike County. Troopers were dispatched to the scene and upon arrival they located 41 year old John Rowe of Pikeville, Ky. and 38 year old Tommy Elswick of Robinson Creek, Ky. deceased. Rowe and Elswick were pronounced dead at the scene by Pike County Deputy Coroner Zeb Hampton. This incident remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police Detective Jason Merlo.

Information will be released as it becomes available.