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Ashland authorities investigating Friday morning homicide

KMIZ — Ashland police confirmed officers are investigating a deadly assault Friday morning.

According to a news release from the Ashland Police Department, police and deputies from the Boone County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a disturbance in the 100 block of East Liberty Lane around 1:30 a.m.

Shortly before 4:30 a.m., police confirmed they found two victims of an assault at the scene.

Police said emergency responders transported the two men to a local hospital. One of the victims, a man in his 40s, died at the hospital.

The other victim, a man in his 20s, reportedly suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

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