Police: Gunshot killed man found in wooded area


PINEVILLE (AP) — Kentucky State Police say they are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a wooded area near his home as a homicide.

Police said in a statement that autopsy results found that 38-year-old David A. Mason died of a gunshot wound.

Mason’s body was found on June 15 in the Arjay community of Bell County. Police said he had been reported missing by family earlier in the day.

Police said they are treating the death as a slaying and ask anyone with information to call post 10 in Harlan at 606-573-3131.

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