TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Death Investigation in Slaughters, KY
Date of News Release: 03/10/2006
Slaughters, KY (Webster County) - Christy B. Vancleave age 46 of Manitou, KY was operating a 2004 Chrysler Sebring westbound on KY 138 when her vehicle came upon high water on the roadway. The high water moved her vehicle partially off the roadway. It appears Vancleave exited her vehicle and was swept away by the water. Her body was located approximately 3/10 of a mile away from her vehicle. Todd Vanover, Deputy Webster County Coroner, pronounced her deceased at the scene. An autopsy will be performed. Foul play is not suspected. The case remains under investigation by the Kentucky State Police and the Webster County Coroner's Office. Tpr. Billy Sumner is the investigating officer. Tpr. Jim Mcarthur, the Sebree Rescue Squad and the Todd County Coroner's Office assisted at the scene.