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Death Investigation in Dawson Springs, KY

Date of News Release: 08/23/2005

(Hopkins County) - On Tuesday August 23, 2005 at approximately 3:06 am, the Kentucky State Police Post 2 in Madisonville responded to a call upon the request of the Dawson Springs Police Dept., to 200 W. Arcadia Ave. in Dawson Springs, Ky.

Upon arriving units discovered a subject who had come to the police department with injuries. It was discovered that this subject had been assaulted and a short time later succumbed to the injuries as a result of the assault.

This person was identified as Billie M. Cochrane, a 73 year old white female from Dawson Springs.

The Kentucky State Police are continuing the investigation and are being assisted by the Dawson Springs Police Department.

Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to contact the Kentucky State Police at 1-270-676-3313 or toll-free at 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state). Callers may remain anonymous.

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