Kentucky State Police investigating death in Graves County

GRAVES COUNTY, KY — Kentucky State Police are investigating an overnight death in Graves County.

Troopers were notified around 9:30 p.m. that a man arrived a Jackson Purchase Medical Center with a gunshot wound.

That man, 46-year-old Timothy Roper of Mayfield, was pronounced dead at the emergency room.

An autopsy will be conducted Tuesday in Madisonville.

An investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call Kentucky State Police Post 1 at 270-856-3721 or anonymously at 1-800-222-5555.

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