Man charged with murder in deadly Jackson County shooting

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TYNER, Ky. (WKYT) - Kentucky State Police confirm to WKYT troopers are investigating a deadly shooting in Jackson County.

Jess Messer (Jackson County Regional Detention Center)

State police were notified around 11:30 p.m. Monday about a domestic situation on Old Island City Road between a husband and wife.

Troopers responded to find the husband dead inside of a car. They later learned Jess Messer, 39, of London was aware of the dispute and confronted the man, shooting and killing him.

Messer was arrested and charged with murder and tampering physical evidence.

Troopers have not identified the victim at this time.



 
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