** Kentucky EMT/firefighter shot to death; body left at garbage dump
UNITED STATES NEWS
** 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.