TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Murder arrest in Indiana
Date of News Release: 10/20/2010
(Hickory, Ky.) -- Cole Douglas Ross, 40, formerly of Melber, KY, was arrested in Steuben County Indiana and charged with Murder and Arson 1st. The charges stem from an incident in Graves County on October 13, 2009 in which a trailer burned and the body of Keith Colston was located after the fire was extinguished. The case has been under investigation by Detective Jerry Jones and Arson Investigator Frank Gresham. The results of their investigation so far were presented to the Graves County Grand Jury and a sealed indictment for Murder and Arson 1st was returned for Mr. Ross. The investigation is still ongoing by Detective's Jones and Gresham.