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Death Investigation of Central City Man Underway 


WESTERN Ky. (07/27/15) – The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office has released information regarding a death investigation involving a local Central City resident.

According to Sheriff’s Office officials, On July 26th, 2015, at approximately 2:30 AM, the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to 235 Fiddlebow Road in Dawson Springs, in reference to a male that was unconscious.

Once on the scene, Medical Center Ambulance Service transported 42-year-old Joey Pleasant of Central City to Baptist Health Emergency Department where Pleasant was pronounced dead.

It was learned that Pleasant was at a party at this location and had been involved in an altercation with another individual prior to his death.

An autopsy is being performed today in Louisville.

This case is still under investigation.

Information provided by Matt Sanderson (Hopkins County Sheriff's Office)
Posted by J.L. Graham
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