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Laurel County man accused of killing stepson during argument

James Thomas Morgan, 56.
James Thomas Morgan, 56.(Laurel Co. Sheriff's Office)
Published: Aug. 26, 2020 at 9:51 AM EDT
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LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - A man has been arrested on a murder charge in Laurel County.

The sheriff’s office says 56-year-old James Thomas Morgan was arrested after their investigation into a deadly shooting that happened Tuesday night at a home off Lovelace subdivision, about five miles west of London.

According to the sheriff’s office, Morgan shot his stepson, 31-year-old Matthew Tosh, once in the chest during an argument. Tosh was pronounced dead at the scene.

Morgan is being held in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

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