**Update** Murder Investigation in Rockcastle County
Date of News Release: 06/05/2015
(London, KY.) - Based upon further investigation, Detectives developed two suspects in this case.
Kimberly D. Slusher, 35, of Mount Vernon, KY charged with Murder, Robbery 1st Degree, Burglary 1st Degree, Tampering with Physical Evidence, Fleeing or Evading Police (on foot), Public Intoxication, Resisting Arrest and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Tabatha F. Howard, 30, of Mount Vernon, KY charged with Murder, Robbery 1st Degree, Burglary 1st Degree, Tampering with Physical Evidence, Fleeing or Evading Police (on foot), Public Intoxication and Resisting Arrest.
Both suspects were lodged in the Rockcastle County Detention Center, the investigation is continuing.
Original News Release Below:
Murder Investigation in Rockcastle County
Date of News Release: 06/03/2015
(London, KY.) - On Tuesday, June 02, 2015 at approximately 11:16 PM Kentucky State Police Post 11, London was notified by the Rockcastle County Sheriff's Office of a deceased female inside of a residence on Red Hill Road in the Livingston community of Rockcastle County. The victim was discovered by a Deputy Sheriff who was conducting a welfare check on the home owner.
KSP Detectives arrived on the scene and discovered the victim, Mary A. Hinton, 86, of Livingston, KY deceased. She was pronounced dead at the scene by the Rockcastle County Coroner's Office.
The cause of death has not been determined at this time, but foul play is suspected. The victims body will be transported to the State Medical Examiner's Office for an autopsy.
KSP Detective John Barnett is in charge of the investigation and was assisted at the scene by KSP Detective Ryan Loudermilk, Trooper Brian Maupin, Rockcastle County Sheriff's Office and the Rockcastle County Coroner's Office.