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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

Update: Murder suspect commits suicide

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say a suspect in a fatal shooting committed suicide when he was confronted last Wednesday afternoon near Laurel Lake. The suspect has been identified as Kenneth W. Lipscomb, 55, of London, who reportedly killed himself following a pursuit along...

Police: Corbin man accused of fatally shooting wife claims it was suicide

What began as a call concerning a suicide in Corbin Wednesday turned into a murder investigation that resulted in the arrest of a Corbin man accused of fatally shooting his wife. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 38-year-old Joshua Tate Davenport in connection with the...

Preliminary hearing yields new details in quadruple homicide

New details in the investigation into the shooting deaths of four people, including an unborn child, came to light Tuesday during a preliminary hearing for the accused, 37-year-old Paul Brock. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Corbin man facing four murder counts makes first court appearance

The Corbin man charged in the murders of four people, including an unborn child, made his first appearance in Whitley District Court Tuesday. Via video arraignment before Judge Cathy Prewitt, a not-guilty plea was entered on behalf 37-year-old Paul Brock on four counts of murder...

Fatal stabbing suspect has history of mental health problems, bank robbery

A Williamsburg man, who allegedly stabbed one man to death last Monday afternoon and who stabbed a Whitley County wrecker service owner in the leg last Tuesday evening, has a lengthy history of mental health issues and spent several years in a Tennessee prison in connection with...
Posted On 25 Jan 2018

Defense expert will be allowed to examine car in vehicular homicide case

A defense expert will be allowed to examine the car a Williamsburg woman was driving during a fatal traffic crash that claimed the life of a Canadatown woman in July 2016. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 06 Dec 2017

Askins’ vehicular homicide trial delayed until Jan. 10

A Williamsburg woman, who is charged with murder and other offenses in connection with a July 2016 traffic crash that claimed the life of a Canadatown woman, will have to wait a little while longer for her day in court. Sonia Askins, 47, was scheduled to stand trial on Sept. 14...
Posted On 06 Sep 2017

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

Whitley duo facing murder charges for fatal beating Sunday night

A Williamsburg duo has been charged with murder stemming from a fatal beating Sunday night on Old Mud Creek Road. Thirty-eight-year-old Chris Lowe and 37-year-old Lori Mattie were arrested Monday morning following an investigation by Kentucky State Police. According to court...