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Coroner: 2 dead in Newport, police investigating

Newport homicide investigation
Posted at 10:52 PM, Mar 16, 2022

NEWPORT, Ky. — Police are investigating after two people were found dead in Newport.

Officers responded to a residence at the intersection of W. 8th and Ann Street at around 4 p.m. Wednesday. Hours later, the Campbell County coroner said at least one person was dead. Officials are investigating the death as a homicide.

At around midnight, the coroner said a second person was dead. Officials did not say how either person died or if there are any suspects.

Crews from Newport, Cold Springs, Wilder and Alexandria remained on the scene throughout the night.

WCPO will provide more information as it is made available.

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