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Murder and Kidnapping Arrest in Warren County

Date of News Release: 04/14/2011

(Bowling Green, Ky.) -- On Wednesday, April 13, 2011, at 5:50 p.m., Kentucky State Police Post 3 was contacted by the Medical Center in Bowling Green, Kentucky, regarding a suspicious birth. During the course of the investigation, Detectives with the Kentucky State Police and Bowling Green Police Department responded to a wooded area off of US 68 and KY 80 in the Oakland, Kentucky, community where the body of Jamie Stice (21) of Bowling Green was located.

At 4:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 14, 2011, Kathy Michelle Coy (33) of Morgantown, Kentucky, was charged with the kidnapping and murder of Jamie Stice.

Kathy Coy was arrested and lodged in the Warren County Regional Jail. An autopsy is scheduled to be conducted at the Medical Examiner's office in Louisville, Kentucky.

The investigation is on going and being lead by Kentucky State Police Detective Chad Winn and he is being assisted by Kentucky State Police Post 3 personnel, Warren County Sheriff's Office, Butler County Sheriff's Office, and Bowling Green Police Department.

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