TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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KSP Continue investigation into Trigg County Murder
Date of News Release: 12/22/2011
(Cadiz, KY) -- Investigators with the Kentucky State Police continue to investigate the murder of Eric Jones of Cadiz which occurred on December 5th in Trigg County. On December 6th, detectives charged Dwight Wisdom for the murder of Jones. Currently, investigators are seeking individuals who were present at the shooting, but left before the arrival of law enforcement. Anyone who was present at the Trigg Sports Complex at or before the time of the shooting on December 5th is asked to contact Detective Steve Silfies with the Kentucky State Police at 270-856-3721.
Original News Release Below:
KSP Investigating Trigg County Murder & Arrest
Date of News Release: 12/06/2011
(Cadiz, KY) -- Kentucky State Police are investigating a murder that occurred overnight on 12/04/11 in northern Trigg County. Just after 2:00 AM on Sunday, the Trigg County Sheriff's Office received a call of a shooting at the Trigg County Sports Complex on KY 139. The Sheriff's Office requested the resources of the Kentucky State Police who immediately began an investigation. Initial reports revealed that the shooting took place during a party at the sports complex. At this time, State Police investigators are following up on leads in an attempt develop suspect(s). The victim of the fatal shooting is identified as 26-year-old, Eric Jones of Cadiz. Kentucky State Police are being assisted by the Trigg County Sheriff's Office and the Cadiz Police Department.
On 12/06/11, a Princeton man wanted for murder has turned himself in to the Kentucky State Police. Dwight Wisdom turned himself in to investigators at the McCracken County Jail just before 9:00 PM on Tuesday evening. Mr. Wisdom was wanted for the murder of 26-year-old, Eric Jones of Cadiz. Wisdom is accused of fatally shooting Jones during a party in northern Trigg County on December 4th. Dwight Wisdom, 19, is formally charged with one count of Murder. He is currently lodged in the McCracken County Jail. The murder investigation is ongoing by the Kentucky State Police.