Detective testifies about investigation of slaying

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by AP

WHAS11.com

Posted on July 11, 2012 at 2:10 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jul 11 at 2:15 PM

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) -- A judge has bound the case of a Western Kentucky man charged with murder after police found him with a body in a shopping cart over to a grand jury.

The Paducah Sun says Paducah police detective Justin Crowell gave details of the investigation into the killing of 25-year-old Adam Bullock during a preliminary hearing on Tuesday.
  
Crowell testified that that police charged 36-year-old Michael C. Russian on Sunday after he was found wheeling Bullock's body, which was wrapped in a rug, toward a floodwall.

Crowell said the investigation show that Russian hit Bullock several times in the head with a 10-pound dumbbell and then strangled him.

Police say an argument over Russian's girlfriend precipitated the killing.
 

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