Pikeville, KY. (September 12, 2022) – Kentucky State Police has identified the three deceased individuals as Paula Wells, 56 years old of Paintsville, Richard Morman, 56 years old of Paintsville, and Myrtle Pack, 36 years old of Paintsville.
As a result of this investigation, Ronnie Pack, 21 years old of Paintsville, was arrested and lodged in the Pike County Detention Center. Pack is currently charged with three counts of Murder and one count of Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree.
Original News Release below:
Paintsville, KY. (September 09, 2022) – The Kentucky State Police Pikeville Post received a call on Friday, September 09, 2022, regarding a shooting in the Paintsville community of Johnson County.
KSP troopers and investigators responded to a residence on Depot Road in reference to the incident. The initial investigation indicated that three individuals had suffered life-threatening injuries as a result of suspected foul play. All three individuals were pronounced deceased at the scene by the Johnson County Coroner’s Office. A suspect was identified, and later taken into custody and transported to a nearby hospital.
Detective Mark Branham is leading the investigation and was assisted on scene by KSP personnel.
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