Former Evarts, Ky. mayor's death now investigated as homicide

Former Evarts, Ky. mayor's death now investigated as homicide

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Ronnie S. King (source: harlanobits.net) Ronnie S. King (source: harlanobits.net)

EVARTS, Ky. (WATE) - The death of a former Evarts mayor is now being investigated as a murder.

Kentucky state police say the body of Ronnie S. King, 59, was found in his Harlan County home after it burned Monday.

An investigation revealed the former mayor died of a single gunshot wound.

King served the city in the late 1980s and early 1990s as city councilman and mayor.

No arrests have been made in the case.

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