KSP investigate murder in Harlan County

Police say Richard Cody shot Matthew Smith multiple times.

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Harlan County, KY.– State Police in Harlan County investigating a murder.

Troopers say Saturday morning just before 9:00 they responded to a shooting off Shope Lane.

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Richard Cody reportedly went to his estranged wife’s house and shot 39 year old Matthew Smith multiple times, according to State Police.

The coroner pronounced Smith dead at the hospital.
Police say Cody fled to Tennessee after the shooting. He is now in custody.