TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Homicide Investigation & Arrest
Date of News Release: 11/14/2011
Oak Grove, KY. (Christian County) -- Kentucky State Police Post 2 received a call on, November 13, 2011, at 2039 hrs, from Christian County Sheriffs Department in reference to a shooting on, Carter Road in Oak Grove. When units arrived on scene they discovered Kenneth Tidwell, 86 years of age, laying dead on the floor. Throughout the course of the investigation, enough information was obtained to charge Darrell Tidwell, son of the victim, with murder. Darrell Tidwell was lodged in the Christian County Jail.
The investigation is continuing by Kentucky State Police Detective Billy Sumner. State Police was assisted by Oak Grove Police Department and the Christian County Coroner's Office.