Two Killed In Eastern Kentucky Robbery Turned Homicide

Kentucky State police are searching for clues in the death of two eastern Kentucky residents found shot to death yesterday.
The murders happened in Stopover, near the Kentucky-West
Virginia state line.
Police say 70-year-old Mack Blankenship of Stopover and 28-year-old Brandi Daugherty of Freeburn were shot in
Blankenship's home.
Police say they believe the shootings happened during a robbery
attempt. No arrests have yet been while the police continue their
investigation.


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  • by Julia Location: Stopover on Jul 18, 2007 at 09:13 PM
    Mack was a wonderful man that would do anything for anybody..He was a great father, grandfather & friend. No one has the right to say anything bad about anyone that has passed away. He life was taken from him in such a wrongfull way!! My heart goes out to family.He will be forever loved & missed in our home!!
  • by Anonymous Location: Freeburn on Jul 6, 2007 at 09:44 AM
    I knew both of them quiet well. Just good hearted people. Shouldn't happened to them.
  • by Anonymous Location: STOPOVER on Jul 5, 2007 at 06:27 PM
    GOD BLESS THE BLANKENSHIP AND RAYBURN FAMILY. MY HEART GOES OUT TO YOU ALL. NO ONE SHOULD HAVE TO EXPERIENCE THE LOSS OF A CHILD.
  • by Anonymous Location: Pike County on Jul 5, 2007 at 06:15 PM
    If you (boo butt) don't know Mack Blankenship then how could you talk about him??? I knew him quiet well.He was a very good man.Anybody in this area would say so.Why even bother with commenting something like this if you don't even know the man! That shows your ignorance without anybody knowing who you are.
  • by Anonymous Location: Dayton, Ohio on Jul 3, 2007 at 07:15 PM
    That is absolutely horrible and inhumane that someone would make a comment of that calibre regarding a deceased person, especially one who's life was taken by murder. I hope you sleep peacefully at night knowing that you have a heart of stone. There are many people who are grieving over the loss of someone they loved dearly, and to classify and (edited) him from hear-say is absurd and par human. That said, may he rest in peace and may his family find peace somehow with this terrible tragedy.
  • by Me Location: Stopover on Jul 2, 2007 at 04:07 PM
    Hey boo butt don't talk aboutsomething you don't knowa thing about i have known mack along time....so have a lil respect for him and his family....
  • by jan Location: hazard on Jul 2, 2007 at 06:04 AM
    I hope they catch them.its getting where people can,t lay down and sleep in their homes for thugs.my heart goes out for this family.
  • by Me Location: Stopover on Jul 1, 2007 at 06:43 PM
    You know this is so sad.They shouldn't have done this to these ppl they didn't bother no one....
  • by boo butt Location: Feds Creek on Jul 1, 2007 at 10:18 AM
    I didn't know Mac Blankenship, I only knew of all the talk about him and his brother, being the biggest cocaine dealers around. Yes, some one has took his life, but you have to stop and think about all the lives he has taken.

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