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Update on 6 year old death in Elizabethtown

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A Coroner says a 6-year-old Kentucky boy died of an accidental, self-inflicted gunshot wound.  

Hardin County Coroner, William Lee, told the News Enterprise that Malachi Fryer was hit with a single shot to the head Tuesday. Hardin County Sheriff John Ward said the child found a handgun that had been brought to his home, grabbed it, went into his bedroom and pulled the trigger. 

30-year-old Jacory Williams of Radcliff was arrested and charged with possession of a handgun by a convicted felon.

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