TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Cumberland County Murder
Date of News Release: 01/15/2009
(Columbia, KY) - The Kentucky State Police was notified through Cumberland County dispatch at 10:00 pm cst of a possible homicide at 3951 Judio road, Burkesville, KY. Upon arrival at the scene, two individuals were observed inside the residence and appeared to be unresponsive. The investigation revealed that Kenneth Spears, age 38 of 3951 Judio road, Burkesville, KY and Timmy Medlin, age 45 of 1889 Little Renox road, Burkesville, KY had been stabbed multiple times. Both Mr. Spears and Mr. Medlin were pronounced dead at the scene by the Cumberland County Coroner. Carl Spears, age 57 of 161 Red Banks road, Burkesville, KY was arrested and charged with one count of murder. Detective Mike Dubree is continuing the investigation. More details will be released when available.