- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 7, 2017

CORBIN, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky State Police say a 47-year-old man has been charged in the slayings of two people found dead inside a Whitley County home.

Police said the bodies were found after police were called about a possible shooting around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday in Corbin.

A news release from state police said Paul E. Parsons of Corbin was charged with two counts of murder and one count of first-degree burglary and lodged in the Whitley County jail.

The victims were identified as 47-year-old Denver Nicely of Corbin and 28-year-old Joshua C. Wernicke of Keavy.

The investigation is ongoing. An autopsy was planned.


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