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Verdict: Jury convicts Lowe, Mattie of murder Friday; life sentences recommended

Over the course of about four hours on July 23, 2017, Michelle Marlow was viciously beaten to death at a home on Old Mud Creek Road. Her attackers thought she had taken $300 from them. The money was never found. The beating was so severe that the mother of nine children and three...
Posted On 22 Nov 2019

Lowe-Mattie Trial Day 3: Lowe takes stand in his own defense

On July 23, 2017, then Kentucky State Police Sgt. Tony Dingess followed a trial of blood and drag marks from a gravel road through Chris Lowe and Lori Mattieā€™s yard up to the backdoor of their Old Mud Creek Road home. Dingess saw more blood in the kitchen floor and then in the...
Posted On 21 Nov 2019

Whitley County couple’s murder trial delayed

The trial of a southern Whitley County couple, who are accused of beating a woman to death last year, has been postponed. Chris James Lowe, 39, and Lori Mattie, 38, were scheduled to stand trial April 23 in Whitley Circuit Court on charges of murder and first-degree unlawful...
Posted On 18 Apr 2018

Couple had blood on clothes, body in bedroom, detective testifies

Chris Lowe is charged with murder in Michelle Marlow’s death. A southern Whitley County couple had a dead woman in their bedroom and blood on their clothing when Kentucky State Police showed up at their home on July 23 investigating a complaint about an unresponsive woman...
Posted On 02 Aug 2017