UPDATE: Man Charged with Killing Turkey Hunter

UPDATE: Man Charged with Killing Turkey Hunter

State Police believe they have captured the man responsible for murdering a hunter and injuring another while they were on a turkey hunt back in April.
State Police believe they have captured the man responsible for murdering a hunter and injuring another while they were on a turkey hunt back in April.

Dwight Hughes, 61, was arrested Friday on charges of murder, assault and wanton endangerment.

According to KSP, three men were hunting in Clay County together when Hughes allegedly opened fire on them, hitting two of them.

28-year-old Brian Griffin was flown to a nearby hospital and pronounced dead on arrival by the Laurel County Coroner.

The other hunter was treated for his injuries at UK Hospital.


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