Suspect arrested following fatal shooting in McCreary County


MCCREARY COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A McCreary County woman is dead and investigators say her daughter’s boyfriend is to blame.

Kentucky State Police received a call on Wednesday around 7:21 p.m. from someone about a possible shooting at a home on Old State Garage Road in the Stearns.

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Troopers say they arrived on scene and found 48-year-old Larissa Cox, of Stearns, dead of an apparent gunshot wound.

Detectives say they determined Cox got into a fight with her daughter’s boyfriend, 20-year-old Preston T. Clark, of Stearns, and he shot her.

Clark was arrested at the scene and charged with murder.

Cox’s body has been taken to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Frankfort for an autopsy that has been scheduled for Friday.