Welcome

Thank you for visiting paducahsun.com, the online home of The Paducah Sun.

Calendar
June 2012
S M T W T F S
27 28 29 30 31 01 02

Click here to submit an event.

Friend finds man frozen to death

Staff report

A man discovered dead on his front porch on Husband Road died of hypothermia, the McCracken County coroner said.

Deputies were called to 1018 Husband Road about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday after a family friend found Owen D. Tucker, 85, dead on his front porch. Sheriff Jon Hayden said an investigation concluded Wednesday when the coroner's office said preliminary autopsy results showed he had died due to extreme exposure to the cold.

Hayden said investigators believe that Owen went outside the night before, when the wind chill dipped to minus-20 degrees, and accidentally locked himself out of the house. Authorities believe he died around 11 p.m.

Comments made about this article - 0 Total

Comment on this article

Your comment has been submitted for approval
captcha 63fee9d56af1483989784c30d07ff038
Top Classifieds
  • HAVANESE PUPS AKC Home Raised, Best H ... Details
  • Poodle or Cocker Pups - (270)476-258 ... Details
  • Rottweiler Pups - Mom AKCRegistered5 ... Details
  • Downsizing Due To HealthAntique furni ... Details
  • PILLOW TOPmattress sets NEW in pl ... Details
  • Bowflex Tread Climber TC10Purchased D ... Details
  • Bedroom Suites New in Boxes. 6pc. che ... Details
  • Minister & Wife looking for ... Details
  • SEEING is believing! Don't b ... Details
  • $36,000-2010Clayton Riverview, 16x70 ... Details
  • FAIRHURST BUILDING Professional ... Details
  • 1 acre corner lot Kevil $12000 270488 ... Details
  • 2008 bennington 20ft. with 50HP Yamah ... Details
  • 2009 H-D XL883L. Windshields, Aux. Li ... Details
  • 2004 40Ft. Holiday rambler HRindever ... Details

Most Popular
  1. Authorities: Thieves stripping barn wood
  2. Veazey cites staff's impact at WKCTC
  3. GOP starting to coalesce behind Trump
  1. Confederate monument slated for removal
  2. NO HELP Bank meddling by feds may lead to bad outcome
  3. McCracken District Court
  1. Authorities: Thieves stripping barn wood
  2. Veazey cites staff's impact at WKCTC
  3. GOP starting to coalesce behind Trump
Discussion

Check out these recently discussed stories and voice your opinion...