JAMES L. BROCK (Pulaski County Detention Center)


SOMERSET, KY - According to the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office: Sheriff Bobby Jones reports the death of a Eubank woman by what appears to be domestic violence.

On February 22, 2024, at approximately 8:31 am, deputies were called to 12637 N. Hwy 27, Eubank, KY, on a report of two unresponsive subjects in the home.

The caller stated when her mother-in-law, Doris S. Brock, 67 years of age, Eubank, KY, did not show up for work she went to check on her.

When the caller arrived at the residence, she found both her mother-in-law and her father-in-law, James L. Brock, 78 years of age, Eubank, KY, unresponsive inside the home.

Doris was pronounced deceased at the residence by the Pulaski County Coroner’s Office, while James was found to be breathing and was taken to Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital for treatment of what appeared to be a drug overdose.

Deputies and Detectives determined during their investigation that Doris had been shot by a handgun on February 21, 2024 while she was in the living room of the residence.

Detectives later determined James had been the responsible party to shooting Doris after a verbal altercation between the two.

Doris was transported from the scene by the Pulaski County Coroner’s Office to the Kentucky Medical Examiner’s Office in Frankfort, KY for autopsy.

A warrant was filed on James L. Brock, charging him with the murder of Doris S. Brock.

James was taken into custody at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

James L. Brock is charged with:


This individual was lodged in the Pulaski County Detention Center. According to JailTracker records, Brock is being held on a $500,000 CASH bond with a date in District Court set for Monday, February 26, 2024 at 9:00 AM.

Photo of the accused is courtesy of the Pulaski County Detention Center.

This investigation is ongoing by Det. LT Matt Bryant and the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division.

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Pulaski County Coroner’s Office, Somerset/Pulaski County EMS, and the Eubank Fire Department.

Sheriff Bobby Jones asks if you have any information about drug activity or any crime to contact our tip line at 606-679-8477. You can also leave a tip on our webpage at You can remain anonymous by texting PCSOTIP to 847411, or by using our mobile app on both Google Play and the App Store.


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