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Williamsburg man indicted for murder

The Whitley County Grand Jury handed down indictments in one murder case and one manslaughter case while issuing their monthly report Monday. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member?...
Posted On 21 Apr 2021

‘I didn’t kill nobody,’ suspect tells judge

A Williamsburg man, who stayed inside the apartment he shared with his girlfriend for weeks after he allegedly killed her with the body sealed in a large garbage can in the closet, had several Google searches on his cell phone for things, such as how long it takes a body to...
Posted On 10 Feb 2021

Additional details emerging in W’burg murder case

Williamsburg Police are starting to learn a little more about the killing of a Williamsburg woman, who was last seen on Jan. 7 and whose body was found inside her apartment Monday. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please...
Posted On 03 Feb 2021

Dead body found in missing W’burg woman’s apartment; boyfriend charged with murder Monday

A Williamsburg missing person case turned into a homicide investigation Monday after police found what they believe to be the victim’s remains inside her apartment, and arrested her boyfriend, John P. Meadows, for murder. Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird, who is the...
Posted On 01 Feb 2021

Murder suspect claims victim killed herself, wants copies of her medical, psychological records

Nicholas Rucker, who is charged with murder, claims that he didn’t kill Vicki Conner on May 22, 2019, and that instead Conner shot herself to death right in front of him. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to...
Posted On 23 Sep 2020

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

Joshua Davenport convicted of 2018 murder of his wife, Stephanie

A Corbin man was found guilty Thursday of murdering his wife in 2018. Following two full days of testimony, the jury comprised of eight men and four women took one hour and 17 minutes to convict Joshua Davenport, 40, of murder and tampering with physical evidence in the fatal...

Prosecutors seeking death penalty against recently indicted Nicholas Rucker

Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against a Woodbine man, who was indicted Monday for allegedly killing his girlfriend in May before fleeing the scene and spending 44 days on the run. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every...
Posted On 21 Aug 2019

Attorney for murder suspect wants his statements to police suppressed

Lawyers for a Corbin man, who is facing a possible death sentence for allegedly killing three people in 2018, including a pregnant woman and her unborn child, want to have his statements to police suppressed although it isn’t exactly clear why they want those statements...
Posted On 03 Jul 2019

Two more Indiana men indicted Monday in connection with 2017 Whitley County triple homicide

A Whitley County Grand Jury indicted two Indianapolis men Monday morning in connection with the 2017 triple homicide of a local family. The grand jury indicted Darnel Chivers, 39, and Anthony Hester, 34, charging them with three counts of murder in the strangulation deaths of...
Posted On 20 May 2019
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