A Knox County man died early Tuesday after suffering multiple gunshot wounds, according to Kentucky State Police Post 10-Harlan Public Affairs Officer Trooper Shane Jacobs.
The man's caretaker, Charlene Sue King, 49, of Barbourville, was arrested on a charge of murder.
The shooting happened about 12:30 a.m. at a home along J Goodin Branch Road.Troopers along with deputies with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded.
The homeowner was pronounced dead at the scene by the Knox County Coroner’s Office. The body was sent to the state medical examiner’s office for an autopsy.
King is jailed in the Knox County Detention Center.