Update – 9-19
Scottsville, KY (September 19th, 2019) – On September 18, 2019, Kentucky State Police Post 3 Detectives obtained arrest warrants for Sevonte Sumpter-Bay (20) of Brownsburg, Indiana and Derek Lucas (21) of Jamestown, Indiana, in connection with the May 7, 2019 murder of Justin Wix in Allen County. Sumpter-Bay, Lucas, and a juvenile male were taken into custody in Indiana in connection to the murder of Justin Wix. Charges include:
Robbery 1st Degree
All are awaiting extradition to Kentucky. Kentucky State Police Post 3 was assisted on this investigation by the Brownsburg, Indiana Police Department.
KSP Conducts Murder Investigation in Allen County
Scottsville, KY (May 8, 2019)- On Tuesday evening, May 7th at 7:38 PM (CST), KSP Post 3 dispatch received a call for service from Allen County dispatch requesting assistance with a death investigation that had occurred at 151 Stinson Lane, near the Tennessee state line. Allen County deputies had responded to the address and located a deceased male in a yard near the driveway of the residence.
KSP uniformed troopers and detectives responded to the scene. Preliminary investigation has revealed a resident of 151 Stinson Lane, Justin A. Wix (47), was outside his residence when he sustained multiple gunshot wounds, contributing to his death. Wix was pronounced deceased on scene by the Allen County Coroner’s Office.
Kentucky State Police is requesting that anyone with any information or leads concerning the death of Justin A. Wix to contact Detective Jonathan Johnson with KSP Post 3 at the following number: (270) 782-2010.
The ongoing investigation is being led by Detective Johnson. Detective Johnson was assisted by the Scottsville Police Department, Allen County Sheriff’s Department, Allen County Fire and Rescue and the Allen County Coroner’s Office.
No further information is available for release at this time.