February 25, 2013

Man Charged in Ronnie King's Murder

photo credit: Kentuckymugshots.org

A grizzly scene awaited police when the found the body of the former mayor of Evarts, Kentucky, in Harlan County.

The body of King was found in his burning house, which after his remains were examined, it was found he had died of a single gunshot wound to the head.

Charged in the murder is Shelby L. Shell, 29, of Berea, who was arrested at his home no Monday a little before 1:00pm, according to a release.

Shell was charged with murder, first-degree robbery, first-degree burglary, first-degree arson and tampering with physical evidence.

He is being held in the the Harlan County Detention Center.

The photo to the right is one of when Shell was arrested in 2004 for robbery, burglary and theft.

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