The Kentucky State Police Post 2 in Madisonville and Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a shooting that resulted in the death of a woman Monday in Caldwell County.
KSP’s assistance was requested by the sheriff’s office at around 7:55 p.m. Monday at 860 Coleman Crider Road.
Authorities said preliminary investigation indicated Ursula Hamlet suffered a single gunshot wound to her neck. Caldwell County Coroner Dewayne Trafford pronounced Hamlet dead at the scene.
Authorities believe Hamlet’s boyfriend, Tommy Dunning, shot Hamlet during an altercation, according to a news release.
Dunning, 39, of Princeton, was charged with murder- domestic violence and taken the Caldwell County Detention Center. Further details about the shooting was not immediately released.
Authorities said the incident remains under investigation.