TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Murder Investigation & Arrest in Madisonville, KY
Date of News Release: 09/15/2008
(Madisonville, KY) - At approximately 1011 hours on 9/15/08, Kentucky State Police Post 2 received a call in reference to a subject who had been shot at 1175 Offutt Road in Madisonville, Kentucky. Upon arrival, the Kentucky State Police confirmed that one subject was lying unresponsive outside the residence. He had sustained one gun shot wound to his chest that rendered him deceased. Mr. Charles Holzhauser, had gone back into the residence and was still armed. Sergeant Duane Snyder, Unit 167, talked Mr. Holzhauser into surrendering. Mr. Holzhauser exited the residence unarmed and was taken into custody without incident. Mr. Holzhauser was lodged in the Hopkins County Detention Center and charged with Murder. Coroner Dennis Mayfield pronounced the victim dead at the scene. The investigation is on going by Detective Steve Silfies.