Cold Case of Adam Richard Payne

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State Police Need Information on the case of Adam Richard Payne - Found on October 09, 1955

Victim: Adam Richard Payne, Black Male, 34 years of age, 5'9" and 165lbs.

Description: Mr. Payne was discovered lying in the roadway of KY 428 (Guston Road), 7/10ths of a mile west of Guston in Meade County on Sunday, October 09, 1955. He was initially reported as having been struck by a motor vehicle. However, the responding trooper discovered the victim had died of gunshot wound(s). Evidence suggests he was shot and killed at an unknown location. His body was dumped on KY 428 where he was struck by a vehicle after his death.

Investigators from Post 4 Elizabethtown are asking anyone with information regarding this murder to contact the investigations on the Murder of Adam Richard Payne. Anyone with information can contact Lt. Ezra Stout with the Kentucky State Police Post 4 Elizabethtown, Kentucky at (270) 766-5078 or e-mail him at Ezra.Stout@ky.gov.

Investigating Officer Contact Information

Kentucky State Police Post 4
1055 North Mulberry
Elizabethtown, KY 42701-0490
(270) 766-5078

OFFICERS: Lt. Ezra Stout

PHONE: (270) 766-5078
Ezra.Stout@ky.gov

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