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Latonia Death Investigation in Covington Being Handled by State Police

In a short statement issued early Tuesday morning, Covington Police said that they have handed off a death investigation to the Kentucky State Police.

It happened near the intersection of 43rd Street and Winston Avenue in Latonia.

Kentucky State Police released a brief statement later, which said that Covington Police attempted to make an arrest after a traffic stop. A person died during the arrest.

The man was later identified as Robert J Ennis, 29, of Cincinnati. An autopsy has been scheduled for Wednesday morning in Frankfort to determine the cause of death.

No further details were released.

A witness told The River City News that police had the area blocked off just before 5 a.m.

Covington Police also investigated a shooting in City Heights that took place just after midnight.

This story will be updated when more information is known.

-Staff report

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