Walton homicide may be drug-related, Boone County sheriff says

Posted at 7:42 AM, Feb 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-12 08:11:16-05

WALTON, Ky. -- A Covington man was killed Saturday night during what's suspected to have been a drug deal, the Boone County Sheriff's Office said.

Tyler Ryan, 25, was found dead in the front yard of a home on Deer Trace Drive at about 7 p.m., Maj. Tom Scheben said.

Investigators are looking through evidence to figure out what exactly happened and who was involved, Scheben said.

WCPO will update this story.