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KSP investigating a murder/suicide in Gravel Switch

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By The Staff

The Kentucky State Police are investigating the deaths of Judith Duncil, 52, and George Merrick, 62, both of Gravel Switch.
KSP Post 15 received a call from Casey County dispatch at 11:46 p.m., on Friday, March 15, reporting that they had received a call of shots fired at a residence on Little South Road in Gravel Switch, according to a KSP media release.
Upon arrival, investigators discovered the bodies of the deceased lying on the porch of the residence. KSP report that Duncil and Merrick were dating and Duncil was living at the residence when Merrick arrived looking for her. A verbal argument ensued, which led to Merrick retrieving a rifle from his truck. Merrick shot Duncil before turning the weapon on himself, according to KSP.
KSP Detective Jamie Richard is investigating.
More will be reported as soon as it becomes available.