Man carrying pot plant trips, stabs self with knife

CASEY COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Kentucky State Police they're investigating the death of a Casey County man they say accidentally stabbed himself.

State Police say they received a call from Casey County authorities around 6:00 p.m. Saturday on KY 501 in Liberty, Kentucky.

Investigators say Barry Wilson of Liberty was in his yard, carrying a knife and a marijuana plant attempting to cross a fence.

Police say Wilson tripped and fell on the knife, stabbing himself in the upper chest.

Wilson was pronounced dead at the scene.

The case remains under investigation, but KSP does not believe foul play to be involved



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