Kentucky State Police are continuing to investigate a double murder out of Martin Co. Investigators say two people were found dead near an old strip mine along Golf Branch just off KY-292 near the Pike/Martin Co line. A third person was taken to an area Hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police identified the two deceased victims as 26-year-old Derek L. James and 20-year-old Micah Sammons, both from Pike Co. Amber Lockard age 31 of Huddy was also found injured and at last report, was listed in critical condition. Police say they have been continuing to collect evidence and have started interviewing people in the case, but have not released a name or description on the person of interest in the case. We will bring you further information once it becomes available.
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