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Oldham County primary candidate dies

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David Howley (Source: Howley campaign website) David Howley (Source: Howley campaign website)

LA GRANGE, KY (WAVE) – A veteran police officer who was running as a Republican candidate for Oldham County Judge Executive has died.

David Howley, 51, was a member of the Oldham County Police Department. He had also served with the LaGrange and Louisville Metro departments.

In a press release, Oldham County Police said emergency crews were called Howley's home around 10 p.m. May 14 after he was found unresponsive. Howley was taken to Baptist Hospital Northeast where he died. The cause of death appears to be natural.

Howley was running against David Voegele, the incumbent County Judge Executive.

Funeral arrangements for Howley have not been finalized.

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