TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Death Investigation in Adair County
Date of News Release: 09/19/2008
(Columbia, KY) - The Kentucky State Police Post 15 in Columbia have started a preliminary investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of a 22-year-old. On Thursday 09/18/2008 Adair County EMS personnel responded to a residence in Adair County in reference to an unresponsive person who was identified as Ms. Heather M. Judd. EMS transported Ms. Judd to Westlake Regional Hospital where Deputy Coroner Todd Akin later pronounced her deceased.
An autopsy was scheduled and a cause of death is pending. State Police Detective B.J. Burton is investigating.