LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56/WKYT) – A murder investigation is underway in Laurel County.

The sheriff’s office says 62-year-old Bryan McCarty was found dead at a home on Maple Grove Road Saturday morning after a deputy was sent to do a welfare check when a business associate noticed McCarty missed a business meeting.

An autopsy determined McCarty had been shot multiple times.

An investigation is currently underway by the sheriff’s office.