State Police Request Help Resolving the Murders of Marcus Moore and Kerry "Bud" Witt
Murders occurred between March 9, 1998 and the morning of March 10, 1998
The murders happened: 16 years ago
Marcus Moore and Kerry "Bud" Witt were both shot once in the head and murdered while sitting at the kitchen table in Moore's residence at 336 Jones Road Clay City, Ky. This is in Powell County, in the Morehead Post District.
Marcus Moore and Kerry "Bud" Witt were found deceased by some friends at the residence on Tuesday March 10, 1998 around 1044 hours. It was determined that Moore and Witt were both shot with the same handgun, which was determined to have been a 9mm. The murders occurred between sometime on March 9, 1998 and the morning of March 10, 1998.
It is believed, by examination of photographic evidence, that the perpetrator was probably someone who knew Moore and Witt and may have been sitting in the kitchen with them, having a conversation prior to the shootings.
Post 8 detectives are asking anyone with information regarding the murders of Marcus Moore and Kerry "Bud" Witt to contact Det. Virgil Rucker at 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state) or 606-784-4127 or e-mail him at Virgil.Rucker@ky.gov
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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.