Casey County Man Dies After Falling On Own Knife

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Detectives in Casey County are investigating the death of 40-year-old Barry R. Wilson, of Liberty.

On Saturday just after 6PM Casey County dispatch called in reference to a deceased male that was found in the yard of his residence on KY 501 south. 

The investigation showed Wilson had been walking down an embankment, carrying a potted marijuana plant and a knife, when he tried to cross a fence and tripped, falling on the knife and stabbing himself in the upper left chest. 

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Wilson was pronounced dead at the scene by the Casey County Coroner.  An autopsy will be performed and no foul play is expected.  The case remains under investigation.