Ky man carrying pot plant trips, stabs self with knife

CASEY COUNTY, Ky. (WVLT/WKYT) -- Kentucky State Police they're investigating the death of a man they say accidentally stabbed himself.

Troopers say they received a call from authorities around 6:00 p.m. Saturday from a home on KY 501 in Liberty.

Investigators say Barry Wilson was in his yard. He was carrying a knife and a marijuana plant while attempting to cross a fence.

Police say Wilson tripped and fell on the knife, stabbing himself in the upper chest.

Wilson was pronounced dead at the scene.

The case remains under investigation, but KSP does not believe foul play to be involved.


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