TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Arrest made in David Ford murder investigation
Date of News Release: 10/20/2010
(Campbellsville, KY) - 37-year-old Tonya M. Ford of Campbellsville was arrested this morning at the Taylor County Courthouse at 9:52 AM EDT by Kentucky State Police Detective Israel Slinker where she was charged with Murder-Domestic Violence in connection with the 2009 death of her husband.
Mrs. Ford called Taylor County 911 on Tuesday February 10, 2009 and reported that she had found her husband, 40-year-old David M. Ford, dead at their residence on Graham Road in Taylor County. David Ford was a police officer with the Lebanon City Police Department and off-duty at the time of his death.
The on-going investigation led to an indictment of Ford by the Taylor County Grand Jury after listening to the testimony of 17 witnesses on Tuesday, October 19, 2010.
Tonya M. Ford was lodged in the Taylor County Jail on a $30,000 full cash bond.