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Cold Case on the Murder of Louis Bennett Chitwood

State Police Request Help Resolving the Murder of Louis Bennett Chitwood - Victim was found on 6/22/1969

Victim was found : 48 years ago

Victim was found beaten in a field on June 22, 1969 near US 68, 11 miles east of Harrodsburg, Kentucky in Mercer County. Case 07-69-10029

The victim was Louis Bennett Chitwood, White Male of Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Investigating Officer Contact Information


OFFICER: Sgt. Chris Short

PHONE: 859-623-2404
E-MAIL: Roger.Short@ky.gov

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