TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Murder Investigation and Arrest in Washington County
Date of News Release: 12/02/07
(Columbia, KY) - At approximately 01:30 AM Sunday morning, Springfield Police Department notified the State Police in Columbia of a shooting incident that occurred 7 miles north of Springfield on Bloomfield Road. Upon arrival officers discovered 24 yr old Michael B. Cox of Springfield deceased inside his residence. Cox had apparently been shot during a domestic dispute between he and his brother.
21 year old, Nicholas C. Cox of Springfield has been arrested and charged with murder. He is lodged in the Marion County Detention Center.