FLEMINGSBURG, Ky. (July 31, 2023) – On July 30, 2023, Kentucky State Police (KSP), Post 8, Morehead was contacted by the Fleming County Sherriff’s Office for assistance with a death investigation. The incident occurred in the community of Ewing in Fleming County.
With assistance from Fleming County Sheriff’s Office, KSP investigators were notified that the death appears to be from a drug overdose. Travis Gene Collins, 36 years of age from Ewing, KY was pronounced deceased by Fleming County Coroner Weistein Grannis. Through the investigation, KSP investigators obtained information that Marcus Harrison, 37 years of age from Ewing, KY provided Mr. Collins with the drugs. Investigators obtained a search warrant on Marcus Harrison’s residence and located several items. Marcus Harrison was charged with Manslaughter 2nd, Trafficking in a Controlled Substance, and Convicted Felon in Possession of a Firearm. Mr. Harrison is lodged in the Mason County Detention Center. KSP Morehead was assisted by Fleming County Sheriff’s Office and Fleming County Coroner’s Office. This incident remains under investigation by KSP Morehead.
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