MURDER SUICIDE BEING INVESTIGATED IN CASEY COUNTY PDF Print
Monday, 18 March 2013 03:54

The Kentucky State Police is investigating the deaths of

52-year-old Judith Duncil and 61-year-old George Merrick, both of Gravel Switch, KY.

Post 15 received a call from Casey County dispatch at 11:46 PM EDT on Friday night,

March 15th, reporting that they had received a call of shots fired at a residence on

Little South Road in Gravel Switch.  Upon arrival, investigators discoverd the

bodies of the deceased lying on the porch of the residence.  Duncil and Merrick were

dating and Duncil was living at the residence when Merrick arrived looking for her.

A verbal argument ensued which led to Merrick retrieving a rifle from his truck.

Merrick shot Duncil before turning the weapon on himself.  Detective Jamie Richard

is investigating.

 

 

This is National Public Safety Telecommunications Week- Today we are patting on the back the “Unseen First Responders”. Beverly Harbison and employees- Julie Greer, April Dunbar, Dennis Hatcher, Laura Lee Williams, Amy Houchin, Colleen Hamilton, Schelly Vance, Pan Lyons, Jim Spears, Lisa Shirley, Teresa Bull, Alison Burton, Matthew Vaughn, Bill Ekhardt, Bill Shoopman, Kathy Tyree, Joe Perry, Joann Eaton.

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