Two bodies found in Ky. home

Published 10:15 am Tuesday, April 7, 2009

ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police are investigating the discovery of two bodies in eastern Kentucky.

Authorities said the bodies of a man and a woman were found in a home in Lawrence County, Ky., after a welfare check had been requested.

Sheriff’s deputies entered the home in Louisa on Monday and found the victims, who had both been shot. Their names were not immediately released.

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Lawrence County (Ky.) Coroner Mike Wilson pronounced the victims dead at the scene. Autopsies will be conducted.