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Missing Person Search Ends With Murder Arrest

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Updated: 1/20/2013 12:16 am
The search for a missing Knott County man ended this morning when state police say someone found his abandoned truck in Triplett Branch.

Police say 30-year-old Eric Tysen Fugate, from Hindman was reported missing less than 24 hours before they found him.

Officers arrested 34-year-old Jerry Combs and charged him with Fugate's murder.

They say they believe combs and Fugate were in a fight that ended with Fugate's death.

Police say the body has been taken to Frankfort for an autopsy.
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