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KSP Makes Arrest in Murder Investigation

Date of News Release: 06/01/2015

Timothy George Cruz

(ELIZABETHTOWN, KY.) - Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown has made an arrest in the May 31, 2015 Vine Grove murder of Jason Scott. Members of the U.S. Marshal's Fugitive Task Force located Timothy G. Cruz (48) of Rineyville, Ky. at a Louisville Hotel at approximately 3:55 P.M. this afternoon and took him into custody without incident. Mr. Cruz was charged by KSP Post 4 Detectives with Murder and other outstanding warrants. He was subsequently lodged in the Hardin Co. Detention Center on a $500,000 bond. KSP was assisted throughout the investigation by the Vine Grove Police Dept, Radcliff Police Dept, Louisville Metro Police Dept, and the U.S. Marshal's Fugitive Task Force. The case is still under investigation by KSP Post 4 Detectives.

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Update: KSP Looking For Rineyville Man

Date of News Release: 06/01/2015

(VINE GROVE, KY.) - The victim in this case has been identified as 35 year old Jason R. Scott of Rineyville, KY.

Following the initial investigation, KSP has identified 48 year old Timothy G. Cruz of Vine Grove, KY as the suspect in what is now being called a murder investigation. In addition to his other outstanding warrants, KSP has secured an arrest warrant, charging him with the murder of Jason Scott.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Timothy G. Cruz is asked to call KSP Post 4 at (270) 766-5078 or contact your local Law Enforcement Agency. No further information will be released at this time.

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KSP Looking For Rineyville Man

Date of News Release: 05/31/2015

(VINE GROVE, KY.) - Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown is currently working a death investigation on Crume Road in Vine Grove. KSP is asking for the public's assistance in locating Timothy George Cruz (48). The last known address is in the Rineyville area but he is believed to have been staying in Vine Grove occassionally. Mr. Cruz has active warrants in Hardin County and is also wanted for questioning in regards to the active Death Investigation that KSP Post 4 is working. Anyone with any information is asked to contact KSP Post 4 at 270-766-5078 or contact your local Law Enforcement Agency.