Cold Case of Donald Wayne Barnett

For Other Kentucky Government Sites Visit:
Click here to visit, the Official State Government Site for the Commonwealth of Kentucky

State Police Request Help Resolving Donald Wayne Barnett Murder
Found March 17, 2003 in Hopkins County

An image of Donald Wayne BarnettDetectives with the Kentucky State Police in Madisonville are asking for help in finding the person(s) that murdered Donald Wayne Barnett.

On 3-17-03 the body of Donald Wayne Barnett, a forty-six year old white male was discovered on strip mine property in south Hopkins County. Barnett had apparently been sitting in his vehicle and was the victim of multiple gunshot wounds at close range.

Barnett was unemployed and was a heavy drug abuser including: crack cocaine, prescription pills, and marijuana. It is believed at this time that the murder is related to Barnett's drug activity.

Several leads are being investigated at this time.

Investigating Officer Contact Information


OFFICER: Detective Daniel Morck

PHONE: (270) 676-3313

If you wish to report more information on this Cold Case, use the form below.

However, if you need to report information that is of an emergency nature, please contact the Kentucky State Police toll free at 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state) or call your local police/sheriff department at 911.

Cold Case of:
Details and/or information about this Cold Case
Can we contact you about your feedback?
Your Name
Phone Number
Email Address
Use your e-mail address
Mailing Address
Enter the text in the image below to verify that this is a genuine message, if the code is not enter correctly you will get an error page, to bring you back to this page. After you enter the text into the "Enter Security Code" field, use the "Submit Form" to submit form.
security code Enter Security Code:

If the image above is hard to read, click the new image button to get a new image.
We thank you for taking the time to provide this information by completing our Form.
Select "Submit Form" to send us your report.

Last Update: