KSP: Murder suspect shot and killed family member

Matthew Kelley (Photo: Carter County Detention Center)
Matthew Kelley (Photo: Carter County Detention Center)(WKYT)
Published: Oct. 7, 2018 at 10:01 AM EDT
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Kentucky State Police say the man charged with murder in a deadly Carter County shooting is the victim’s grandson-in-law.

Troopers say they were called to a home on Rocky Lane around 1:50 a.m. Sunday morning to investigate the shooting.

After a brief investigation, officers say that 28-year-old Matthew Kelley shot and killed his grandfather-in-law – 81-year-old Bradley Duncan, after the two got into an argument.

Duncan was pronounced dead at the scene by the Carter County Coroner.

Matthew Kelley was arrested and charged with murder. He was taken to the Carter County Detention Center.

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