Former Harlan Co Special Deputy Indicted on Murder Charge

HARLAN COUNTY, KY (WVLT) A former Harlan County Special Deputy is charged with murder.

Kentucky State Police troopers arrested Scott Moore in connection with the shooting of Les Cox in June.

The grand jury indictment says Moore hit Cox in the head with his gun during a struggle.

The gun went off, and Cox was shot in the head.

He died a few weeks later.

Moore is no longer with the department.