UPDATE: Man Charged In Murder of Monroe County Man

Troopers and Detectives from Post 15 are currently investigating the death of a man found at a residence in the limits of Fountain Run.

Kassey Russell

UPDATE 7/10/13 3:05 PM CDT

TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. -- KSP says the preliminary autopsy results indicate that Roger G. Mansfield, 53, died as a result of multiple chop and incised wounds to the head sustained during an assault.

The final autopsy report, including toxicology results, will not be available for several weeks.


UPDATE: 7/10/13 1:10AM CDT

MONROE COUNTY, Ky. -- Police say Roger Mansfield, 53, was found dead in a home on Cherry Street in Fountain Run Tuesday morning.

The cause of death is not known but an autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday.

Police have arrested Kassey Russell, 25, and charged him with murder.

Russell was found at a hotel in Bowling Green.

Kentucky State Police say he was arrested on an unrelated warrant before he was charged with murder.


UPDATE: 7/9/13 7:55 PM CDT

MONROE COUNTY, Ky. -- Troopers and detectives from Post 15 are currently investigating the death of a man found at a residence in the limits of Fountain Run.

Post 15 received a call Tuesday morning shortly after 10:00 AM CST from the Fountain Run Police Department who had responded to a residence in reference to a welfare check and found a deceased male.

KSP personnel from Post 3 in Bowling Green are also assisting.

If anyone has any information regarding this investigation, please contact the Kentucky State Police at 1-800-222-5555, via email by visiting the link below, or text-a-tip by texting 67283.


MONROE COUNTY, Ky. (WBKO) -- Kentucky State Police are investigating a death.

It happened Tuesday afternoon in the Fountain Run area of Monroe County.

Police are not releasing any information except that one person is dead.

We will continue to update you as more information becomes available.


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