Arrest in double murder in Lawrence County


ASHLAND, Ky. (WTVQ) – A double murder in Lawrence County has led to the arrest of one man.

Kentucky State Police say they were contacted at around 1:20 a.m. Tuesday about a possible shooting at a home at 6330 Yellow Creek Road.

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When they arrived, they say they found 35-year-old Randy Sherman Blevins dead from multiple gunshot wounds. As officers began clearing the area, they say they located a second victim, 50-year-old Mary Evans-Smith, dead from a fatal gunshot wound.

State police say 21-year-old Elden Shannon Muncy was later arrested in Martin County and charged with two counts of murder.

Investigators say Muncy, Blevins and Evans-Smith knew each other.

Muncy is currently in the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center.