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Arrest Made in Butler County Double Murder

Date of News Release: 09/07/2016

Morgantown, KY (September 7, 2016) - The investigation of the double murder of Kenneth and Dorothy Neafus that occurred on August 9, 2016 on Richland Church Road in Butler County was presented to the Butler County Grand Jury today where an Indictment was returned on 34 year old Kevin Dye of Morgantown.

Dye was served the Butler County Indictment warrant at the Butler County Jail today where he remained lodged. He was charged with:

  • Murder (2 counts)
  • Possession of Handgun By Convicted Felon
  • Receiving Stolen Property (Firearm)
  • Persistent Felony Offender, 2nd Degree

The investigation is still ongoing and being led by Detective Jason Lanham. No other information is available for release at this time.