KSP Investigate Shooting Death in Clay County


Kentucky State Police, Post 11 London, received a call for assistance from Clay County 911 with a shooting incident on KY 1482 in the Oneida Community of Clay County around 2 a.m on Sunday.

Preliminary investigation revealed that 33 year-old Jeffery Sean Sandlin of Oneida was having a verbal altercation with 32 year-old Lester C. Daniel of Oneida. 

During the argument, Sandlin retrieved a firearm and discharged the weapon striking Daniel. Daniel was transported from the scene by Clay County EMS to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.

Daniel was pronounced deceased by the Clay County Coroner. Jeffery Sandlin is charged with Murder, and is lodged in the Clay County Detention Center.