Father accused of killing son in Muhlenberg Co.

Father accused of killing son in Muhlenberg Co.

GREENVILLE, Ky. (WFIE) - Kentucky State Police responded to a reported shooting around 5:22 Sunday evening.

They say that shooting happened around the 3000 block of State Route 176 in Muhlenberg County.

KSP says a preliminary investigation showed that 70-year-old George Cundiff was in an altercation with his son, 42-year-old Christopher Cundiff.

George Cundiff, 70.
George Cundiff, 70. (Source: Muhlenberg Co. Detention Center)

KSP says that during the altercation, George shot his son once in the chest. A press release states that Christopher Cundiff was taken to the hospital where he died due to his wounds.

“Our detectives were on scene,” said KSP Trooper Rob Austin. “They did interviews for several hours yesterday making sure that they interviewed anyone that had information about what happened or any background information they could get, trying to make sure they covered all outlets, all facets of the investigation.”

George Cundiff was arrested and is being charged with murder.

The investigation is ongoing.

Copyright 2019 WFIE. All rights reserved.