Funeral Service For Slain Preacher

Funeral services were held Monday for an eastern Kentucky minister, shot to death in his own car.

Family and friends are remembering 76-year-old Marion Estep.

Estep was shot multiple times in his car last week, along the Mountain Parkway in Perry County. Family members think he was shot by a hitchhiker he picked up. Family member say Estep often helped people out in that way.

He preached in both Perry and Breathitt counties.

Police are still searching for the person responsible for his death.


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  • by Anonymous Location: austin on Jan 15, 2008 at 11:10 PM
    they better keep pushing this we need answers to something so wrong if theirs no justice in this murder than all my faith in the law enforcement will be gone this should be on top of the priorty list why would somebody need to shoot somebody that many times for just a robbery i think theirs more to this i just hope justice is served
  • by jason on Jan 14, 2008 at 04:03 PM
    i really feel for this family it is terrible that this older fellow throught he was helping someone and gets killed i am sure when he was growing up thats what you did and his goodness got him killed my hope is he has gotten his reward and the one that did this awful act will get theirs if they don't change their ways and i am sure this brother wittnessed to them and i hope every time they close their eyes they see the victim here telling not to do wrong and i hope it drives them to have to turn themselve in
  • by donny Location: ky on Jan 14, 2008 at 01:48 PM
    this is very sad.i just hope they find the jerk that shot him. its always the good ones that get killed. my heart goes out for the family. sad .

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