Dawson Springs Murder

By: Katie Weber
By: Katie Weber

A Hopkins County man shoots his wife, then attempts to shoot himself.

Kentucky State police in Madisonville, were called to a home on Logan Road in Dawson Springs, where they found 31-year-old Lori Coleman.

Coleman was shot inside her residence, and pronounced dead at the scene.

State Police say 36-year-old Kevin Conrad and Coleman had a domestic dispute and he shot her.

Conrad then ran to a nearby cornfield armed with a shotgun.

Troopers tried to negotiate with him, but he shot himself.

Conrad is recovering in an Evansville hospital.

Police say he will be arrested and charged with murder, when he is released from the hospital.


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