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Man Charged with Murder

Date of News Release: 04/07/2010

(Columbia, Ky.) -- On Tuesday, April 6th at 7:11 CST, Monroe County Dispatch contacted Post 15 and advised that Tompkinsville Police Department units were at a residence on Terry Drive with a deceased elderly woman. The decedent, 78-year-old Clarene Adams, was found by a family member who witnessed someone running from the home as they were arriving. Kentucky State Police detectives responded to the scene and the ensuing investigation led them to the arrest of 32-year-old Brandon Young of Tompkinsville, charging him with Murder. An autopsy has been scheduled for later today to determine cause of death and additional charges are expected. More details and preliminary autopsy results will be released as soon as they are available. Detective Michael Dubree is investigating.

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