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State police investigate Wolfe County death as a murder

State police say they are investigating a murder case in Wolfe County.

Elson Banks, 39, of Upper Gilmore Road, was found dead at his home Tuesday morning. Banks' brother, who lives nearby, found the body.

Banks had been shot multiple times and was pronounced dead at 9:55 a.m.

An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday in Frankfort.

State police had not named a suspect and said no motive had been determined as of Tuesday evening.

Anyone with information is urged to call state police in Morehead at (606) 784-4127.

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