April 23, 2018


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** Kentucky EMT/firefighter shot to death; body left at garbage dump


** Kentucky police in Knox County have now confirmed they have opened a murder investigation into the case of an EMT/firefighter found dead Friday morning at a garbage dump. That is the word from Lex18 (April 23) which said a forestry worker found the body of Barbourville resident Michael Sowders around 9:15 a.m. under a pile of garbage at one of the county’s illegal dump sites. Police say he had been shot to death. So far no suspects have been publicly named. WKYT (April 23) said Sowders had previously worked for Whitley County EMS and was a volunteer firefighter in Artemus.

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Lethbridge, Alberta – MLA has fix for rural ambulance woes

Brooklyn, New York – EMT busted for drunk driving refused breathalyzer: cops

Paris, Tennessee – Ex-patient points gun at EMS crew

Olympia, Washington – Investigators say no wrongdoing in death of woman paramedics sedated

London, UK – Tougher laws demanded as sexual assaults on ambulance workers rocket 211%

Beverly, UK – Thug threatens to “smash paramedic’s face in” while she is looking after his relative

Auckland, New Zealand – New air ambulance plan will enable equal access to everyone, Ministry of Health says

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