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Monroe man died as result of multiple chop, incised wounds

Preliminary autopsy results indicate death due to wounds sustained in an assault. KSP is awating results of final autopsy report, including toxicology report, which may take several weeks. The case remains under investigation
Monroe County, KY homicide investigation underway

By TFC Billy Gregory, Public Affairs Officer
News from Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY

TOMPKINSVILLE - The preliminary autopsy results indicate that 53-year-old Roger G. Mansfield died as a result of multiple chop and incised wounds to the head sustained during an assault. The final autopsy report, including toxicology results, will not be available for several weeks. The accused, Kassey Russell, was initially arrested last night on a Monroe County Indictment warrant that charged him with Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument 2nd Degree and Persistent Felony Offender 1st Degree. Russell is lodged in the Monroe County Jail. The case remains under investigation. - TFC BILLY GREGORY

Story courtesy TFC Billy Gregory, Public Affairs Officer, Kentucky State Police Post 15, 1118 Jamestown ST, (at Exit 49, Louie B. Nunn Parkway), Columbia, KY. Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY, covers the 11 counties of Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Russell, Taylor and Washington.

This story was posted on 2013-07-10 15:08:05
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