UPDATE: Fundraiser Planned For Rockcastle County Beating Victim

Derek Kissee, Assault Victim Buried Alive July 2014
A yard sale fundraiser is scheduled for this Saturday, August 2, 2014, beginning at 7:00 a.m. outside American Standard in Ferguson in Pulaski County for the victim of a brutal attack.

Police said Derek Kissee was robbed, beaten and buried alive in a limestone quarry in Rockcastle County by a co-worker in mid-July.

Police said Kissee was found when two people said they heard someone moaning under a pile of rocks and sand.

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He was airlifted to UK Hospital in Lexington.

Investigators charged Jason Gambrel, 30, with attempted murder.

Yard sale organizers said the money raised would go toward Kissee’s medical bills.