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Woman admits to shooting man to death in Bell County

A man was shot to death Saturday morning in Bell County, and a woman admitted to the shooting and was arrested.

Melissa Sanchez, 39, of Fourmile admitted to shooting Houston Lankford, 37, also of Fourmile, according to a release from the Kentucky State Police. Lankford was pronounced dead at the scene by Bell County coroner Jay Steele.

Sanchez was arrested at the scene and has been charged with murder. She is lodged in the Bell County Detention Center.

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