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*****UPDATE***** - KSP Investigates a Murder in Morgan County

Date of News Release: 10/18/2014

(West Liberty, KY) -- On Friday, October 17, 2014 Kentucky State Police Morehead made two arrests in connection with the Murder of Randy Williams. Christopher S. Peyton, 20 of West Liberty was arrested and charged with murder. Kimberly D. Peyton, 55 of West Liberty was arrested and charged with Complicity to Commit Murder. Both were arrested without incident and lodged in the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center in Paintsville, Kentucky.

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KSP Investigates a Murder in Morgan County

Date of News Release: 10/17/2014

(Morgan County, KY) -- On October 16, 2014 at 2:27pm Kentucky State Police received a call from an anonymous caller in regards to a deceased male subject on Dyer Branch in West Liberty, Kentucky. With further investigation Trooper Charlie Bolin located Randy Williams, 33 of 684 Dyer Branch, West Liberty, Kentucky, murdered at his residence from multiple gunshot wounds to the chest. Troopers and Detectives from Post 8 Morehead, Morgan County Sheriff Deputies, and Morgan County Coroner responded to the scene. If anyone has any information in regards to this incident contact Kentucky State Police Morehead. The murder remains under investigation by Detective Donnie McGraw.