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Post 1 Cold Case - KSP Needs Your Help

Date of News Release: 01/26/2007

(CLINTON, KY.) Kentucky State Police Investigators are requesting the public's assistance in developing new leads on an unsolved Murder in Hickman County.

On January 7th, 1985 Duane W. Caldwell and his wife Betty were walking to their vehicle that was parked at the First Federal Savings and Loan in Clinton, KY. As the Caldwell's walked to their car, a man with a gun approached them demanding money. During the coarse of the robbery, Duane Caldwell was shot and killed by the gunman.

Investigators have exhausted all leads on this 22 year-old murder. If anyone has any information on this case, please contact Detective John Sims at (270) 856-3721 or by email at

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