Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Morgan County Felony Arrest
Date of News Release: 05/20/2014
(Morehead, KY) - On May 19, 2014 Kentucky State Police arrested David, 52, and Shelley Wright, 47, of West Liberty on an indictment charge of Criminal Abuse 1st Degree. The charge is the result of an investigation that started on September 28th, 2013 after a juvenile victim was being treated at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, KY for malnourishment. After several months of investigation Detective Donnie McGraw presented the case to the Morgan County Grand Jury which led to the indictments. David and Shelley Wright were arrested without incident and lodged in the Big Sandy Regional Jail. This case remains under investigation by Detective McGraw.