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Testing of blood evidence slowing progress in murder case where victim was stabbed 39 times

When friends and family members found Billy Lawson dead on Feb. 11, inside a game room he operated on the Kentucky side of Jellico, there was “blood everywhere,” a caller told Whitley County E-911 dispatchers. Authorities determined that he had been stabbed 39 times. A trio of...
Posted On 06 Dec 2019

Trio of indicted murder suspects now face slow moving court case

A trio of Williamsburg residents, who were indicted last month for murder and robbery in the killing of a man near the Kentucky-Tennessee state line in Jellico, made a brief court appearance Monday afternoon in Whitley Circuit Court. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents...
Posted On 03 Apr 2019

W’burg trio indicted for murder, could face death penalty

A trio of Williamsburg residents, who were indicted Monday morning for murder and robbery in the killing of a man near the Kentucky-Tennessee state line in Jellico last month, could potentially face the death penalty, if convicted. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents...
Posted On 20 Mar 2019