TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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KSP asking for Assistance in Death of Adair County Man
Date of News Release: 09/27/2012
(Liberty, KY.) – Troopers and Detectives from Post 15 have been involved in a death investigation since Wednesday night, September 26th. KSP was notified at aproximately 10:04 PM EDT by the Casey County Dispatch that a body had been found at the Tarter Gate Company off of US 127 in Casey County. 50-year-old Wendell Pyles of Columbia was identified as the deceased and foul play is suspected. KSP is asking that if anyone saw any suspicious vehicles, persons or activity around 10:00 PM EDT in the vicinity of Tarter Gate on US 127 to please contact them at 1-800-222-5555. Callers may remain anonymous. The investigation is ongoing and additional details will be released at a later time.