Man charged with killing 2 in eastern Kentucky

November 21, 2017

LOUISA, Ky. (AP) — Police say they have charged a man with killing two people in eastern Kentucky.

A statement from Kentucky State Police says 21-year-old Elden Shannon Muncy is facing two counts of murder in the fatal shootings of 35-year-old Randy Sherman Blevins and 50-year-old Mary Evans-Smith. Police say the two were fatally shot on Tuesday in Lawrence County, near the West Virginia border.

While investigating the deaths, police discovered evidence of previous interactions between the three and arrested Muncy. Police said more details about how and why the shooting occurred are not being released.

Muncy is being held at the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center, which did not have an attorney listed for him in online records.

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