Bond Denied For Murder Suspect

A Laurel County judge has denied bond for a man accused of killing his cousin.

Police say Edward Bryan Whitaker shot Benjamin Gilbert during a fight at Gilbert's home in Laurel County last week.

Whitaker's family claims the shooting was accidental.

He's charged with murder.

The judge set a preliminary hearing for December 19th.


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