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Murder Arrest in Edmonson County

Date of News Release: 06/22/2010

(Bowling Green, Ky.) -- Through investigation it was found that Wallace D. Spence had intentionally caused the death of Thomas Brannon while the two were in Edmonson County, KY in 1984. After Mr. Brannon's death his body was transported to a remote location in Illinois by Mr. Spence where he was found in 1985. Mr. Brannon's identity remained unknown until 2008. It was then learned that Mr. Spence was responsible for his death. On 06/21/2010 Mr. Spence was indicted by The Edmonson County Grand Jury for Murder. The investigation continues.

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