On March 17, 2016, the Pikeville Police Department opened a death investigation at 143 Main Street.
Two male victims were found at this location, both deceased from gunshot wounds.
They have been identified as: 36 year-old Nicholas D. Hopkins of Florence KY and 22 year-old Travis L. Thompson of Independence KY. Preliminary investigations point towards a murder suicide.
The investigation is ongoing by the Pikeville Police Department.