Sunday, November 13, 2011

Woman Charged With Knott County Murder

  • {Pine Top, Kentucky}...At 11:45 A.M. Saturday, Kentucky State Police at Hazard received a call that a body was lying beside Steer Fork Road in the Pine Top community of Knott County. Ruby Slone, 60, of Mallie, was found dead of an apparent gun shot wound. Shauna L. Lopez, 29, of Melvin, was charged with murder, first degree robbery, and tampering with physical evidence. Lopez was lodged in the Kentucky River Regional Jail in Hazard. Slone's body was sent to the State Medical Examiners Office for an autopsy.