According to a news release from the Kentucky State Police in Morehead, on September 27, 2018, KSP Post 8 in Morehead received information regarding an unresponsive male that had suffered from an apparent gunshot wound to the head.
It was determined that Clinton D. Middleton, 44 years old of Olive Hill, was located deceased at the scene.
KSP began investigating the case as a homicide.
On October 10, 2018, KSP Post 14 and Boyd Co Sheriff’s Office assisted in serving an arrest warrant on Joseph Holley Young of Catlettsburg for the murder of Clinton Middleton in regards to the investigation.
Young is currently being held on no bond at the Boyd Co. Detention Center.