TFC Corey King
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 16, Henderson
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Criminal Arrest in Union County
Date of News Release: 01/18/2010
(Henderson, Ky.) -- On Sunday 01-17-10 at 10:05 a.m. the Kentucky State Police received a call for assistance at a residence in the Whispering Meadows subdivision in Morganfield. The caller stated that a female, Mary Reyes, was at the residence unconscious and unresponsive. Trooper Carver and E.M.S. personnel arrived and a Life Flight helicopter was summoned to the scene. The victim was transported to St. Mary's Hospital in Evansville, IN. where she is in serious condition. The victim, 29 years of age, is suffering from numerous injuries after having been physically assaulted. On Monday 01-18-10 investigators located her boyfriend, James Matthew Hedgepath and he was subsequently arrested and charged with Assault 1st Degree & lodged into the Union County Jail.