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Kentucky State Police Conducts Death Investigation in Martin County

Lovely, KY. (February 9, 2021) – The Kentucky State Police Pikeville Post received a call from Martin County Sheriff’s Office advising a male had been electrocuted near River Front Road in the Lovely community of Martin County.  A detective from post 9 responded to investigate. 

The initial investigation indicated Brandon Chapman, 36 years old of Tomahawk, was electrocuted near an abandoned building off River Front Road. Brandon Chapman was pronounced deceased on scene by the Martin County Coroner’s Office.

Detective Tony Tackett is investigating and was assisted on scene by Martin County Sheriff’s Department.

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