Kentucky man held on $1M bond in death of university student

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man is being held on a $1 million bond in the shooting death of a Murray State University student.

The Murray Ledger & Times reports Julius Sotomayor is charged with murder, theft by unlawful taking, and tampering with physical evidence.He was arrested on Saturday after the body of Sarah Townsend was discovered in a ditch the previous day. A preliminary autopsy report determined the 21-year-old Townsend, a pre-veterinary medicine student from Farmville, Virginia, died of multiple gunshot wounds.Murray State University sent out an email message to students saying “this loss is felt deeply by all of us.

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