Prosecutors file paperwork to seek death penalty in Martin County triple murder case

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MARTIN COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Thursday, prosecutors filed paperwork to seek the death penalty in a Martin County triple murder case.

Police said Lance Ward killed Derek James, Amber Lockard and Micah Sammons in March of last year.

They were found shot along a road near KY 292.

Ward will be back in court February 21. We might learn a trial date that day.

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