TPR Lloyd Cochran
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 11, London
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Murder Investigation in Whitley County
Date of News Release: 01/10/2006
(London, KY) - On Saturday November 19,2005 a three month old baby boy, was taken to Baptist Regional Medical Center in Corbin by his mother Sarah Jane Davenport. Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley later pronounced the infant dead.
An autopsy was performed on the victim and he was found to have cocaine and extromethorphan in his system. On Monday January 9, 2006 a warrant was issued for Sarah Davenport age 24 Corinth Road, Corbin, KY.
Ms. Davenport was arrested at approximately 10:15 PM on January 9, 2006 and charged with murder. Ms. Davenport was lodged in the Whitley County Detention Center.
Kentucky State Police Detective Colan Harrell is investigating the case. Assisting in the investigation was Andy Croley, Chuck Davis and, Kentucky State Police Trooper David Lasister.
The case remains open pending further. investigation.