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Update: Arrests Made Stemming From Crews Murder Investigation

Date of News Release: 02/05/2015

Henderson, KY (Henderson County) - Two more local men were arrested this afternoon in connection to the Crew's Murder Investigation.

  1. Garrett Eblen, 25 of Henderson.
    Charged: Failure of person to report the death of a person (B-misdemeanor).
  2. Dominick A. Dixon, 22 of Henderson.
    Charged: Failure of person to report the death of a person (B-misdemeanor).

Both are lodged in the Henderson County Detention Center.

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Arrests Made Stemming From Crews Murder Investigation

Date of News Release: 02/04/2015

Henderson, KY (Henderson County) - Kentucky State Police detectives arrested four men on charges relating to the murder investigation of Blake Crews.

Below is a list of suspects who have been arrested. They are currently lodged in the Henderson County Detention Center:

  1. Andrew N. Jaco, 24, of Henderson.
    Charged: Failure of person to report the death of a person (B-misdemeanor) and Possession of drug paraphernalia.
  2. Cory L. Pederson, 25, of Henderson.
    Charged: Failure of person to report the death of a person (B-misdemeanor); Possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia (firearm enhanced) .
  3. Jacob McLaughlin, 21, of Henderson.
    Charged: Possession of synthetic drugs (marijuana) and drug paraphernalia.
  4. Sean P. Barnett, 20, Henderson.
    Charged: Failure of person to report the death of a person (B-misdemeanor).

KSP detectives have secured additional warrants and are actively looking for those suspects at large.

The Kentucky State Police were assisted today by KSP's Special Operations (canine team); KSP's Drug Enforcement/Special Investigations and ATF.

KSP detectives are still actively pursuing leads in this case but we respectfully request assistance from the public. We encourage anyone with knowledge of this case to contact Kentucky State Police Post 16 at 270.826.3312 or anonymously 800-222-5555.

You may also text-a-tip. Anyone with texting capabilities from personal electronic devices can text 67283 in the address field, then type KSPTIP in the message field, leave a space and then enter information about a crime. If a tip goes through successfully, the person will receive an instant confirmation text. This process goes through a third party and there all personal information is removed before being sent to KSP, hence making this process completely anonymous.

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Update: Death Investigation in Henderson County

Date of News Release: 01/18/2015

(Henderson, KY) -- The autopsy of the victim was completed today (01/18/2015) in Louisville. He is identified as 20 year-old Blake G. Crews of Henderson. He died of multiple gunshot wounds to the face.

KSP Detectives are actively pursuing leads in this case but we respectfully request assistance from the public. We encourage anyone with knowledge of this case to contact Kentucky State Police Post 16 at 270.826.3312 or anonymously 800-222-5555.

One may also text-a-tip. Anyone with texting capabilities from personal electronic devices can text 67283 in the address field, then type KSPTIP in the message field, leave a space and then enter information about a crime. If a tip goes through successfully, the person will receive an instant confirmation text. This process is completely anonymous.

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Death Investigation in Henderson County

Date of News Release: 01/17/2015

(Henderson, KY) -- Kentucky State Police responded to a burglary in progress in the 500 block area of Fairmont Ave. Upon arrival, the Trooper observed an open door and located a deceased male inside the residence on the floor. No one else was located in the residence. The investigation is ongoing. Detectives are following up on leads. The victim's name is not being release until the next of kin have been notified. An autopsy has been scheduled for Sunday, January 18th. This incident is being investigated as a murder.

We encourage the public; if they have any information concerning this case to contact Kentucky State Police Post 16 Henderson at 270-826-3312.