Perry County man murdered over the weekend

HAZARD, Ky (WYMT) - A Perry County man is dead after being stabbed multiple times.

Kentucky State Police found Jerry L. Combs on Saturday night inside his home on Walker Branch Road in the Allias Community of Perry County.

Combs was found by his live-in girlfriend.

His girlfriend had just come home from shopping and found him lying on the living room floor.

Police say Combs was transported to the Appalachian Regional Medical Center in Hazard where he died of his wounds.

Now Combs' family and friends are trying to figure out why anyone would want to hurt him.

Police are conducting interviews but have yet to say if any suspects have been taken into custody.

In the meantime, those close to Combs say he'll be severely missed.

Jerry L. Combs was 51 years old.

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