A Simpson County man was found shot to death Monday in Butler County.

Kentucky State Police said troopers were contacted by the Butler County Sheriff’s Office to investigate a shooting in the Roundhill area about 4:30 p.m.

Law enforcement located Ricky Watkins, 33, of Franklin, on Sleepy Hollow Road with an apparent gunshot wound.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

KSP continues to investigate.

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