KSP investigating suspected murder-suicide in Lincoln Co.

KSP investigating suspected murder-suicide in Lincoln Co.
Published: Feb. 10, 2023 at 9:35 PM EST
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HUSTONVILLE, Ky. (WKYT) - Kentucky State Police is investigating a murder-suicide in Lincoln Couty,

KSP says they received a call around 4 p.m. Friday from Bluegrass 911 requesting investigative assistance stating two people had been shot at a residence on Moccasin Road in Lincoln County.

KSP says their preliminary investigation indicates 51-year-old Jamie Fowler was shot by 52-year-old Steven Hiter before Hiter turned the weapon on himself.

Both Fowler and Hiter were pronounced dead at the scene by the Lincoln County coroner.

KSP is continuing to investigate what happened but say they do believe it was a murder-suicide.

According to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to the home the Sunday before the incident but were later told it was just an argument, and no signs of physical abuse were found. The sheriff says Fowler had indicated she was going to move out.