Alleged Kentucky Cop Killer Found Dead In His Jail Cell

  • A Kentucky man, charged with the deaths of three law enforcement officers during an ambush in a small Appalachian town, was found dead in his jail cell.
  • Lance Storz, 50, was found dead of an apparent suicide Tuesday morning at the Pike County Detention Center, where he was being held on three murder charges, Floyd County Sheriff John Hunt said Tuesday.
  • The sheriff’s office said Storz opened fire on officers with a high-powered rifle on June 30 when they arrived at his home to serve a protective order. Hunt described the scene as a “war zone” during an hours-long standoff before Storz surrendered.
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