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Kentucky State Police: Corbin Man Sought In Woman’s Shooting Death

Posted at 12:00 PM, May 25, 2019

LONDON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police are on the lookout for a Corbin man who they say shot and killed his girlfriend earlier in the week.

Nicholas M. Rucker

Kentucky State Police have issued an arrest warrant for 38-year-old Nicholas M. Rucker.

Troopers were called out Wednesday evening to a shooting at a home on Kentucky Highway 1064 in Woodbine.

Whitley County Coroner’s Office officials said 57-year-old Vicki S. Conner of Corbin was pronounced dead at the scene of apparent gunshot wounds.

Police later said Rucker, whom they described as Conner’s boyfriend, was wanted for the slaying.

Authorities ask anyone with information about Rucker’s whereabouts to call Kentucky State Police Post 11 at 606-878-6622 or 1-800-222-5555.