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KSP Seeking Man Wanted for the 2002 Murder of Chantell Humphries

Date of News Release: 07/15/2011

Claude Russell

(Mayfield, Ky.) -- Kentucky State Police are seeking the publics' assistance in locating a Trigg County man wanted for murder. Thirty-four year old, Claude Russell is wanted for the murder of Chantell Humphries in June of 2002 in Trigg County. State Police detectives have been investigating the case for nearly a decade. On Tuesday, July 12th, 2011, a State Police detective presented the case to a Trigg County Grand Jury where they found enough evidence to indict. On Friday, July 15th, a warrant was issued for Claude Russell who has not been located. Claude Russell is a black male standing six feet tall and weighing approximately 160 lbs. He is still believed to be in the Cadiz/Trigg County area. Anyone knowing the location of Claude Russell is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police at 1-800-222-5555 or 270-856-3721.

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