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breaking news_body_foundOWENSBORO, Ky. (3/7/13) – Owensboro Police are investigating what they call the “suspicious death” of a 44-year-old business owner at America’s Silver and Gold Exchange on 18th St. in Owensboro.

According to Owensboro Police, Kenneth Yerardi, Jr., was found dead at approximately 8:40 a.m. today. An autopsy completed today by the Office of the Kentucky State Medical Examiner in Madisonville determined Yerardi died of a gunshot wound. The investigation is continuing.

Dennis Beard, SurfKY News Director
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