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Kentucky State Police investigating Bell City homicide

55 year old Graves County, KY man dies in Nashville one day after being struck in the head; in ongoing argument with neighbors. No weapons involved. KSP says agency believes no ongoing danger to community
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By Sr. Tpr. Jody Cash, Public Information Officer
Kentucky State Post 1, Mayfield, KY

BELL CITY, KY (Fri 12 May 2017) - Kentucky State Police Post 1 Detectives are investigating the death of a Bell City man following a Thursday afternoon dispute between neighbors. On May 11, 2017, at 5pmCT.

KSP dispatch received a call of a man needing medical attention on Bell City Road in Graves County. Upon the arrival of Troopers and Mayfield-Graves County EMS, they located Harold Fry, age 55, of Bell City, Kentucky unresponsive. Mr. Fry was airlifted by Air Evac to Skyline Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee for treatment of injuries he had received.

Preliminary investigation has determined Mr. Fry was involved in an argument with neighbors concerning an ongoing burglary complaint from his property on Bell City Road. During the argument, Mr. Fry was struck in the head. Preliminary interviews indicate no weapons were involved in the assault.

On May 12, 2017, at approximately 3amCT, Mr. Fry was pronounced dead at the hospital. Preliminary autopsy results have verified Mr. Fry died as a result of the injuries he received during the May 11, 2017m assault.

KSP considers this an isolated incident and does not believe there is an ongoing danger to the community.

The investigation is continuing by Detective Eric Fields. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police Post 1 at 270-856-3721 or anonymously at 1-800-222-5555. Citizens may also report tips anonymously through the KSP app. The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.

This story was posted on 2017-05-12 14:43:58
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