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Whitley county man convicted in death of daughter's boyfriend

WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - A jury finds a man guilty in the death of his teenage daughter's boyfriend.

In 2012, police say Bill Cox shot and killed Ryan Abner, 21. In 911 calls, Cox claimed Abner abused his daughter.

The jury found Cox guilty of manslaughter under extreme emotional disturbance, along with two counts of wanton endangerment.

The News-Journal reports the jury deliberated on the case for three hours.


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