Trooper Shaun Little
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 9, Pikeville
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Aflex Man Arrested for Murder and Abuse of a Corpse
Date of News Release: 08/13/2012
(Aflex, Pike County) -- On Friday August 10, 2012 Kentucky State Police Detectives Jimmy Anderson and Tony Tackett along with Grant County Sheriff's Office K-9 Search and Rescue conducted a search of the property of Bruce Dillon. The search was conducted in the Aflex community of Pike County. During the course of the search KSP Detectives unearthed a container which held the remains of a unidentified female inside. The remains were sent to Frankfort for a autopsy and identification.
Bruce Dillon 52 years old of Aflex, Ky. was arrested and charged with 1 count of Murder and 1 count of Abuse of a Corpse. Dillon was transported and lodged in the Pike County Detention Center. This case remains under investigation by KSP Detective Jimmy Anderson.
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Missing Person Investigation
Date of News Release: 08/03/2012
(Belfry, Ky.)-On July 16, 2012 Post 9 Pikeville was contacted by the family of Sherry (Sissy) Gauze Dillon. Dillon's family reported to KSP that Sherry Dillon had not been seen since July 7, 2012. Sherry Dillon was last seen at her residence in the Belfry community of Pike County on the morning of July 7, 2012. Sherry (Sissy) Gauze Dillon is described as 44 years old, brown eyes, glasses, slim build, 125 pounds and long white/blonde hair. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Sherry Dillon is asked to contact Kentucky State Police Post 9 Pikeville at 1-800-222-5555 or (606) 433-7711.