OPD: Victim of kidnapping, assault dies due to injuries

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT) – Police said that a victim of a kidnapping and assault died as a result of injuries sustained in the incident.

According to police, Eugene Evans, 76, died on Thursday, September 19.

Brian Scott Bailey, 51, was previously accused of kidnapping and assault in connection with the incident that happened on September 11 in the 2600 block of West Victory Court.

Police said Bailey had bound Evans’ hands and assaulted him.

During the altercation, Bailey was shot and had to be taken to the hospital before being released and arrested.

Both individuals were acquaintances, police said.

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(This story was originally published on September 23, 2019)

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