Murder Investigation Underway in Laurel County


The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office report that they are conducting a murder investigation following the discovery of a deceased male subject found on Saturday, September 25th, at approximately 10:56 AM.

According to police, a sheriff’s deputy was dispatched to conduct a welfare check on Bryan McCarty after a business associate noted he missed a business meeting earlier. When deputies arrived at the scene at a residence off Maple Grove Road and entry was made to the residence, they discovered 62-year-old Bryan McCarty deceased inside the residence.

An autopsy conducted determined that the victim had been shot multiple times. An investigation is currently underway by Laurel Sheriff’s investigators and multiple leads are being followed up on according to the release by the Sheriff.

Assisting on the investigation for the Sheriff’s office were many other local first responders, as well as Ambulance Inc. of Laurel County and the Laurel County Coroner’s office.