Cold Case of Raymond Scott McKenzie

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State Police Request Help Resolving the Murder of Raymond Scott McKenzie - Body Found on July 4th, 1978

Kentucky State Police in Ashland responded to a report of a body discovered over an embankment beside Ky. 180, near Interstate 64, approximately ½ mile west of Cannonsburg, Ky. The victim was subsequently identified as Raymond Scott McKenzie, 17 years old, of Flatwoods, Ky. McKenzie died as a result of gunshot wounds.

Detectives are requesting help from the community or anyone who might have information on the murder of Raymond Scott McKenzie. Anyone with information can contact the case officer Lieutenant James C. Shelton with the Kentucky State Police Post 14 Ashland, Kentucky at (606) 928-6421 or e-mail him at

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Post 14 - Ashland

OFFICER: Lieutenant James C. Shelton

PHONE: (606) 928-6421

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