Belton, KY (November 4, 2017) – The Kentucky State are currently on scene of a homicide that occurred in Muhlenberg county some time me between 9:00 p.m. last night and 7:00 a.m. this morning.
KSP Post 2 was notified at 7:25 a.m. by the Muhlenberg County Sheriff Department, of a male subject found deceased in the front yard of his residence at 556 State Route 2270 East.
Preliminary investigation shows that 37 year old Tony Faith was in a verbal altercation last night with his 59 year old neighbor Rickie Jones. At some point after the altercation, Faith’s wife retired for the night and last seen her husband walking back outside to re-confront Jones. She located her husband this morning deceased in their front yard.
Rickie Jones is currently on the run. Anyone with any information on his whereabouts are encouraged to call Kentucky State Police at 270-676-3313. Jones is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached. Jones description is as follows:
- White male
- 6’ 6”
- 300 lbs
- Gray hair
- Blue eyes
- Jones has a history of mental illness
The investigation is ongoing with Detective Lloyd Ray leading the case.