Bond revoked for man accused of murder after testing positive for drugs


ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- The bond has been revoked for Austin Shockley after testing positive for THC, this was found out in court Friday at the Estill County Circuit Court.

The court says Shockley has been taken back into custody.

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ESTILL COUNTY, Ky.- A Ravenna man has been indicted for murder in connection with an October 15, 2017 wreck on the Joseph Procter Bypass.

Austin N. Shockley, 23, of Ravenna was the driver of a 2001 Dodge which was traveling east on the bypass.

Kentucky State Police said Shockley’s vehicle crossed the center line and struck a vehicle driven by General J. Bowen, 26, of Clay City.

Bowen was pronounced dead at the scene by the Estill County Coroner. Shockley and Bowen’s passenger, Mason Powell, were airlifted to UK Hospital. Shockley was also charged by the indictment with assault, first degree in connection with Powell’s injuries. The indictment states that Shockley operated a vehicle under circumstances manifesting extreme danger to human life and caused the death of Bowen and a grave risk of death to Powell. It adds that Shockley was driving under the influence.

Information attributed to Estill County Tribune and Estill County Circuit Court