TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Update to the Casey County Shooting Investigation
Date of News Release: 01/02/2009
(Columbia, KY) - The Kentucky State Police have charged 25-year-old, Isidro Perez, with Murder and Tampering with Physical Evidence. Perez, arrested at 23:00 EDT, was lodged in the Casey County Jail. The Murder occurred at 5200 US 0127 North. At this time, the victim's identity remains unknown. An autopsy has been scheduled for today in Frankfort, KY. The investigation is ongoing and other details will be released as they become available. Detective George Atwood is investigating.
Original News Release Below:
Date of News Release: 01/01/2009
(Columbia, KY) - At 16:52 CST, Post 15 received a shots fired /heard call from the Casey county dispatch in Liberty, KY. Kentucky State Police Troopers and Detectives are currently investigating the shooting death of one Hispanic male and have one person of interest in custody. Witness interviews are currently ongoing. Additional information will be made available pending further investigation.