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Death of Rockcastle County man called homicide

The death of Jackie M. Bullock, 34, of Mount Vernon, who was found dead a few hundred feet off Lone Oak Road early Thursday is being investigated as a homicide.

Rockcastle County Coroner Bill Dowell said Friday afternoon that "it is a homicide," but he could not release any more details.

Bullock was pronounced dead a little after 4 a.m. Thursday.

Dowell said when he arrived on scene in Mount Vernon, Bullock's vehicle was in a field near 391 Lone Oak Road, about three miles from his home on Short Loop Road.

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