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Third Suspect Turns Himself In to KSP

Date of News Release: 09/22/2010

(Columbia, Ky.) - William (Billy) David Rigdon turned himself into the Kentucky State Police at the Marion County Jail this morning at 10:06 AM EDT. He was charged with one count of Receiving Stolen Property - Firearm from an Indictment Warrant issued by the Marion County Grand Jury. He is lodged in the Marion County Jail.

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Date of News Release: 09/21/2010

(Columbia, Ky.) - As a result of information obtained through the missing person's investigation of 26-year-old Kara Rigdon, 2 arrests have been made on unrelated charges.

26-year-old William Robert (Bobby) Rigdon was arrested on 09/21/2010 at 4:36 EDT and charged with 2 counts of Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument and 2 counts of being a Persistent Felony Offender.

48-year-old William Joseph (Joey) Rigdon was arrested on 09/21/2010 at 4:36 EDT and charged with Arson 1st Degree, 4 counts of Attempted Murder, Criminal Mischief 1st Degree and Possession of Destructive Devices related to an investigation into the bombing of Beth Walls residence in Marion County in 2006.

Both arrests were made on indictment warrants issued by the Marion County Grand Jury.

William Joseph Rigdon is the father of William Robert Rigdon who is the husband of Kara Rigdon. Kentucky State Police is currently looking for William (Billy) David Rigdon, the twin brother of William Robert Rigdon.

KSP personnel are currently executing search warrants relating to these investigations and still have not located Kara Rigdon. Anyone who has any information please contact the Kentucky State Police at 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state).

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