Crime

Morgan man slain; shot multiple times in the chest

Kentucky State Police are investigating the murder of a Morgan County man whose body was found Thursday afternoon at his home north of West Liberty.

Randy Williams, 33, apparently died of multiple gunshot wounds to the chest, according to the Morehead state police post.

Troopers said they received an anonymous call about 2:25 p.m. Thursday regarding a dead man on Dyer Branch.

State police, the Morgan County Sheriff's Department and the Morgan County coroner went to the scene, where trooper Charlie Bolin found Williams' body after a brief investigation, the Morehead post said in a release.

Anyone with information in the case is asked to call the Morehead post at (606) 776-9474.

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