The investigation continues by KSP Detective Cory Hamby
Gracey, KY (November 29, 2018)- The Kentucky State Police received a call from the Trigg County Dispatch about a deceased person off Buffalo road at approximately 12:53 P.M on November 28, 2018. KSP Detectives responded to the scene and started an investigation. The preliminary investigation revealed foul play. An autopsy was performed today at the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Madisonville. The preliminary autopsy results show that Keith “Joey” Hayes Jr, 35 of Hopkinsville, KY died from multiple gunshot wounds. Hayes had been reported missing since Tuesday, November 27 2018 from Christian County. Through the investigation, KSP feels this is an isolated incident and not a random act of violence.
The investigation continues by KSP Detective Cory Hamby. KSP was assisted on scene by the Trigg County Sheriff’s Office, Christian County Sheriff’s Office, Cadiz Police Department, Trigg County EMS, and Trigg County Coroner’s Office. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police Post 1 at 270-856-3721 or anonymously at 1-800-222-5555. Citizens may also report tips anonymously through the KSP app. The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.