A man & young child in Rockcastle County, KY suffer fatal injuries from gunshot wounds

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Brodhead, KY (May 12, 2020) – The Kentucky State Police, London Post was called just after 2:00 pm today by the Rockcastle 911 in reference to a disturbance at a residence on Castle Village Drive in the Brodhead Community of Rockcastle County. 

 KSP Troopers and Deputies with the Rockcastle County Sheriff’s Office located a young juvenile and a man deceased inside the residence.

The initial investigation indicates that Ricky D. McClure, 52 years old of Brodhead, KY and the child appeared to have suffered fatal injuries as a result of gunshot wounds.  KSP is not searching for any suspects, and no charges have been filed in connection to the shooting.

The two were pronounced deceased at the scene by the Rockcastle County Coroner, and are being taken to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Frankfort for an autopsy.

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by KSP Post 11 Detective Ryan Loudermilk.  He was assisted at the scene by Post 11 Personnel, Rockcastle Sherriff’s Office, Mount Vernon Police Department, Brodhead Police Department, Rockcastle EMS, and the Rockcastle Coroner’s office.


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