TheTimesTribune.com, Corbin, KY

Homepage

July 3, 2014

MAN FATALLY SHOT IN CHEST

Result of alleged argument with uncle Wednesday in London

LONDON — An argument Wednesday afternoon led to a man being fatally shot in the chest by his uncle, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.

Deputies were called to the shooting off Collier Road in London around 3:45 p.m. When deputies arrived at the scene they found Stephen Jack Sturgill, 44, of Tennessee, dead from an apparent gun shot wound to the chest.

Detective Charlie Loomis later found out that Sturgill had allegedly been arguing with his uncle, Gary Collier, 61, of London, when he was shot with a 12-gauge shotgun.

Loomis arrested Collier around 7 p.m. for the murder of his nephew.

Collier was jailed in the Laurel County Correctional Center. JailTracker records indicate Collier will make an appearance in Laurel County District Court on Monday.

An autopsy will be performed in Frankfort.

Assisting Loomis at the scene were Sheriff John Root, Lieut. Chuck Johnson, Senior Sgt. Greg Poynter, Detective James Sizemore and deputies Robbie Grimes, Tyler Morris, Brandon Broughton, Andrew Lawson, Kenton Scharf and Gilbert Acciardo.

Also assisting at the scene were Ambulance Inc. of Laurel County, Laurel County EMS and the Laurel County Coroner’s Office.

Loomis continues the investigation.

1
Text Only
Homepage
0729 John Waite for web.jpg

Grammy nominated singer John Waite has joined the 2014 NIBROC musical lineup. The Lancaster, England born rock star will take the NIBROC stage at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, according to Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Director Bruce Carpenter.

Local News
Local Sports
0729 KNOX FBALL FOR WEB.tif

Corbin, Williamsburg and Knox Central will all try to make a run in the 2014 KHSAA playoffs. The regular season opens August 22.

  • Must-See Football

    It’s never too early to talk about what games will be the big ones for the Tri-County high school football fans to watch this upcoming season. I’ve tried to narrow my list down to 10 games, but honestly, it really wasn’t easy to do — but I did manage to do it.
    Let’s just say things should be very entertaining, and interesting, for you the fan this season.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0729 PHILPOT FOR WEB.jpg Corbin names Philpot head baseball coach

    With just a little over two weeks passed since Rob Ledington announced his resignation as head coach of the Corbin Redhounds’ baseball team, Corbin School officials announced their choice his replacement.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

Editorials
Features
0708 Kelsey White Miss Ky.jpg

Kelsey White

  • Local woman vyes for Miss Kentucky crown

    A Williamsburg woman is among the 32 contestants representing local scholarship pageants from across the state who will vye for the title of Miss Kentucky 2014. 

    July 8, 2014 1 Photo

Letters
Entertainment
  • July’s jumpin’ in Downtown Corbin

    After Thursday’s fun, festivities and fireworks during the Independence Day Block Party, how do you top the month best known as the sizzling center of summer?

    July 7, 2014