Man charged with Harlan County murder

HARLAN, Ky. (WKYT) - State police have charged a man with murder, after a woman was found shot to death inside a home.

George Rigney was arrested Thursday night for the death of Jennifer Goddard, 34. Police say Goddard was found unresponsive Wednesday morning inside a home in the Ages community.

The Harlan County Coroner tells the Harlan Daily Enterprise that Goddard died from a gunshot wound to the chest.

State police are still investigating what led up to the shooting.

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