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Murder Investigation / McCreary County

London, Ky. (March 24, 2019) – On Saturday, March 23, 2019 at approximately 6:55 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London was notified by McCreary County 911 about a possible shooting with injuries at a residence on West HWY 92 in the Stearns community of McCreary County.

Preliminary investigation revealed Jason K. Dishman, 36, of Monticello had been shot during a confrontation.

Dishman was transported to the Wayne County Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Foul play is suspected. No arrest has been made at this time.

Dishman’s body has been transported to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy that will be performed today.

Detective Correll is continuing the investigation. He was assisted by Troopers from Post 11, McCreary County Sheriff’s Office, Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, McCreary County EMS and Wayne County Coroner’s Office.


On Sunday, March 24, 2019 at approximately 2:30 PM, Detective Correll arrested Jason T. Phillips, 29, of Monticello and charged him with murder. He was lodged in the Leslie County Detention Center.

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