Elderly Muhlenberg Co. man charged with killing his son

An elderly Muhlenberg County man has been jailed after fatally shooting his son.

Sunday night at approximately 5:20, Kentucky State Police responded to the 3000 block of Hwy 176 on the report of a shooting, according to media reports. Upon arriving at the scene, troopers found that 70-year-old George Cundiff, of Greenville, shot his son, 42-year-old Christopher Cundiff, also of Greenville, during a domestic altercation.

Christopher Cundiff was transported to Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital where was pronounced dead.

The elder Cundiff was arrested and charged with murder and lodged in the Muhlenberg County Detention Center.

As previously reported by K105, on Wednesday, a 71-year-old Oldham County man was arrested after shooting and killing his son.

Kentucky State Police responded to a home in La Grange late Wednesday night after Joseph O’Daniel fatally shot his son, 42-year-old William O’Daniel. Police said the shooting was the result of a domestic altercation.

Authorities have not released other details of the shooting.

Joseph O’Daniel was charged with murder and lodged in the Oldham County Detention Center.

By Ken Howlett, News Director

Contact Ken at ken@k105.com