Burkesville Shooting Update

Kentucky State Police say a Burkesville man suspected of fatally shooting his son has killed himself.

State Police say 59-year-old Laymon Claywell was found dead outside his residence.

According to Kentucky State Police, Claywell died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

Claywell was suspected of killing his 32-year-old son Clayton.

Clayton was shot once in the abdomen and was later pronounced dead at Cumberland County Hospital.

There will be a joint funeral service for father and son.


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