Death Investigation in Wayne County

On Monday, November 11, 2019 the Wayne County Coroner’s Office was called to Hillcrest Apartments at app. 11:45 pm.

Upon their arrival, Wayne County Coroner Gordon Hicks and Deputy Coroner Glen Wolfe pronounced two individuals deceased at app. 11:55 pm. Mandy Kinnett and Chris Polston were found dead in the same apartment from injuries consistent with gunshot wounds. An investigation is underway to determine more information from the incident.

Both bodies have been taken to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Frankfort where autopsies are scheduled for Wednesday morning.

Detectives from the Kentucky State Police, Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, and Monticello Police Department are also involved in the investigation.