Trooper Shane Jacobs
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 10, Harlan
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A Dewitt Man Charged with Attempted Murder
Date of News Release: 02/02/2006
(Dewitt, KY) On 2/1/2006 at 2030 hours, Kentucky State Police Post 10 received a call about a vehicle crash involving a pedestrian on KY 223 in the community of Dewitt, Ky. After further investigation, it was determined that Lisa Williams age 42 of Dewitt, Ky. and Fred Brown age 33 of Dewitt, Ky. were walking north along KY 223. According to witnesses at the scene, Fred Brown and Lisa Williams were having a domestic dispute and Fred Brown pushed Lisa Williams out into the path of an oncoming vehicle that was traveling north on KY 223. The vehicle struck Williams and she sustained serious physical injury and she was flown out to University of Kentucky Medical Center from the scene of the crash. Fred Brown was charged with attempted murder and was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center. Assisting at the scene was Trooper Jason York and Trooper James Moore. This case is still under investigation by Detective Mark Mefford Kentucky State Police Post 10 Harlan.