CLAY COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Clay County man is accused of shooting and killing his niece during an argument, according to State Police. Investigators say 64-year old Joe B. Collins, of Manchester, shot and killed 41-year old Goldie E. Bowling, also of Manchester, in the Hector community on Monday afternoon.
State Police say it happened along KY 149. Investigators say Bowling was rushed to Manchester Memorial Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. An autopsy is scheduled at the State Medical Examiner’s Office. State Police say Collins was arrested at the scene and lodged in the Clay County Detention Center.