TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Madisonville Man Arrested for Church Fire in Hopkins County, KY
Date of News Release: 05/20/2006
On May 20th, 2006, Jimmy W. Renshaw, Age 49 of Madisonville, KY was arrested by the Madisonville PD on charges unrelated to the church fire. Subsequent to investigation, he was charged with Arson 2nd Degree by Post 2 Arson Investigator Damon Fleming. He was lodged in the Hopkins Co Jail.
On Saturday May 20, 2006, the Kentucky State Police received a call in reference to a church fire. Officers responded to 5325 Niles Road to the Lafayette Baptist Church. The church was completely destroyed and the cause of the fire is under investigation.