NewsCovering Kentucky


Breathitt Co. Woman Convicted Of Roommate’s Murder

Posted at 10:25 AM, Aug 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-30 11:26:12-04

BREATHITT COUNTY,  Ky. (LEX 18) – The trial of a woman accused of murdering her roommate ended with a guilty verdict Wednesday.

Court officials say Imojean Daniel was convicted of the murder of Joy Turner in September of 2016. Family members found Turner shot in the head inside a mobile home on Longs Creek Road.

Officials say Daniel initially told police that Turned committed suicide but the medical examiner ruled it a homicide.

The jury recommended a sentence of 30 years.