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Double Murder Investigation / Rockcastle County

Date of News Release: 06/12/2017

Mount Vernon, KY. (June 09, 2017) – Kentucky State Police Detectives are on the scene of a death investigation on North Wilderness Road in Rockcastle County, after receiving a call from the Mount Vernon Police Department about two deceased subjects inside a residence at approximately 6:41 AM, on Thursday, June 08, 2017.

Troopers arrived on scene and discovered two adults deceased inside the residence.
The deceased have been identified as William H. Bryant, 36, and Chara L. Bryant, 35, both of Mount Vernon.
The bodies will be taken to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy.

**UPDATE**
Preliminary investigation revealed the two victims died of apparent gunshot wounds. Foul play is suspected. At this time detectives have no suspect or an apparent motive for the murders.

KSP is asking anyone that may have any information regarding this investigation to contact Post 11 at 606-878-6622 or 1-800-222-5555.

KSP Detective Ryan Loudermilk is continuing the investigation.