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Arrest Made In 2016 Breathitt Homicide

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BREATHITT, Ky. (LEX 18) - A woman has been indicted in the shooting death of a Breathitt County woman

Joy Turner, 42, was found dead in a mobile home with a gunshot wound in September of 2016. Joy's roommate told police that the death was a suicide but 5 months later the state medical examiner's office ruled the death a homicide.

In December of 2017, a grand jury indicted Imojean Daniel with murder.  Daniel lives at the same address on Long's Creek Road, according to the indictment.  

"(Daniel) committed the offense of murder when she shot Joy Turner with a gun," reads the indictment. 

No other details of the investigation were released in the document. Turner's family spoke to LEX 18 shortly after her death was declared a homicide.

"It's the not knowing what led up to that night. It's hearsay. You hear people say things and you know it's not the truth. That's what hurts," Turner's sister told LEX 18.

The family offered a reward for information leading to an arrest.

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