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Kentucky State Police Investigates Murder - Suicide in Harlan County - those involved identified

From Kentucky State Police Post 10/WRIL -

As we reported earlier and details are now released from KSP, on Tuesday night August 9, 2022 at 9:09 p.m. Kentucky State Police, Post 10 Harlan received a 911 call stating two individuals had been shot on Johnathan Drive in Harlan County.


Troopers along with KSP Detectives responded to the scene and began an investigation which indicates that 39-year-old Pheby Cloud was shot by her husband 39-year-old Mitchell Cloud before turning the weapon on himself. Both were pronounced deceased at the scene by the Harlan County Deputy Coroner Jim Rich.


Det. Kevin Howard is continuing the investigation.


The couples children were present at the time of the shooting. Social services were called to the scene and the children were placed with other family members.

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