Man killed during Clay County burglary

CLAY COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) -- An investigation is underway into a deadly burglary.

Police tell us a man was shot to death after breaking into a home in Clay County.

It happened at a home on Otter Creek Road, south of Manchester.

The Clay County sheriff tells us a man broke into that home, but the boyfriend of the woman who lives there then shot him.

The sheriff says the suspected burglar later died. The Clay County coroner identified that man as 20-year old Charles W. Wagers.

We're told State Police are handling the case and so far no charges have been filed. However, the case will be presented to a grand jury.

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