UPDATE: Albany Police Chief's son killed; suspect in custody

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UPDATE: ALBANY, Ky. (WBKO) - The man charged with killing the son of Albany's police chief pleaded not guilty to murder Tuesday.

According to the circuit court clerk's office, Travis Slone was appointed a public defender.

He's charged with murder in the death of James Guffey, who's the son of Albany police chief Ernest Guffey.

Slone's bond was set at $1 million cash.

His preliminary hearing was scheduled for September 28 at 1:00 PM.

Kentucky State Police confirmed late Monday night that Albany Police Chief Ernest Guffey's son was killed Monday afternoon.

KSP says Travis Slone shot and killed 53-year-old James Guffey shortly after 2:00 p.m. Monday.

They say the shooting happened at the Agnal Slone residence on highway 738, also known as Wolf River Dock Road.

Travis Slone has been moved to the Russell County Jail.



 
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