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Murder Investigation and Arrest in Laurel County, KY

Date of News Release: 05/30/2006

(LONDON, KY) - On Tuesday May 30, 2006 Kentucky State Police Detective Millard Root made a arrest in the death investigation of Tommy Taylor (age 78) 2910 Old Whitley Road London, KY.

On Wednesday May 24, 2006 Mr. Taylor's wife came home and, found Mr. Taylor unresponsive. Mr. Taylor was transported to the University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington, KY, where he was pronounced dead.

An autopsy was scheduled and, it was determined that Tommy Taylor suffered blunt force trauma to the head.

Kentucky State Police Detective Millard Root arrested Jason Wayne Wilson (age 21) Laurel Trace Trailer Park London, KY and, charged him with murder.

Kentucky State Police Detective Millard Root is the lead investigator. Assisting was the Major Crimes Task Force in the interview and, arrest.

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