Clarification: Clay County Coroner releases name of Skull Branch suicide victim

Clay County, Ky. (October 14, 2019) -  The Clay County Coroner's Office has released the name of an individual that died from an apparent suicide on Monday afternoon, October 14, 2019.

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Elsie Bishop age 54 died from an apparently self inflicted gunshot wound.

The incident occurred at her fathers home on Skull Branch in Clay County, Kentucky.

According to Clay County Coroner Jarrod Becknell, the victim's father was home at the time of the incident and her daughter arrived as he (Coroner Jarrod Becknel) did.

Elsie Bishop was pronounced deceased at the scene by Clay County Coroner Jarrod Becknell.


ClayCoNews mistakenly reported that both the victim's father & daughter were home at the time of the incident.  We do apologize for that error!