TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Death Investigation in Crofton, KY
Date of News Release: 06/27/2005
Crofton, KY (Christian County) - On Sunday, June 26, 2005 at approximately 5:33 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Post 2 Madisonville received a call for assistance from the E.O.C. (Emergency Operation Center) in Christian County. E.O.C. advised the State Police that a subject had been shot. The location of the shooting was 15570 Castleberry Crofton Road in Crofton, KY.
Upon arriving, units discovered that the victim was deceased. The victim has been identified as James B. Morgan age 26 of Crofton, KY. The victim's two-year old son was also injured. He was transported to the Jennie Stuart Medical Center where he was treated and released.
A suspect, Jack C. Reynolds age 18, was apprehended in Marion County Florida without incident. The Marion County Sheriff's Department located Reynolds in the victim's vehicle at a rest area. Reynolds will be charged upon his return to Kentucky.
An autopsy is scheduled for Monday, June 27, 2005 at the Medical Examiner's Office in Madisonville, KY.