Cold Case on Murder of Unknown White Male

State Police Request Help Resolving Unknown White Male Murder

On November 11, 1980 skeletal remains were found on the riverbank behind Kentucky Utilities Plant in Ghent, KY. Research reveals this was a white male, approximately 5'8", right handed, 50-55 years old, medium to light brown hair, hard of hearing, arthritis, previous broken nose, left ankle and foot. The victim was poorly nourished and/or a drug user he was also stocky and muscular. The victims cause of death was a blow to the back of the head.

Post 05 Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding the murder of Unknown White Male to contact Lt. Howard Rice at 1-877-416-1226 or they can email him at Howard.Rice@ky.gov .

Investigating Officer Contact Information

Kentucky State Police
Post 5 - Campbellsburg

Lt. Howard Rice

Phone: 1-877-416-1226
E-mail: Howard.Rice@ky.gov

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