Trooper Shaun Little
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 9, Pikeville
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Murder Investigation in Pike County
Date of News Release: 11/25/2013
(Regina, Ky.) - On Friday November 22, 2013 Post 9 Pikeville received a call of an unresponsive male at a residence in the Regina community of Pike County. KSP units responded to the scene and the victim 32 year old Gregory Todd Martin of Elkhorn City, Ky. was pronounced deceased at the scene. Through the course of the investigation 35 year old Ervin J. Smallwood of Regina, Ky. was arrested and charged with one count of murder and lodged in the Pike County Detention Center. The deceased was transported to Frankfort for an autopsy. This incident remains under investigation by KSP Detective Jimmy Anderson.