The Murder of Margaret S. Anderson

Margaret S. Anderson was found murdered on March 30, 1945 at her residence.


On 07/17/2006 Post received a complaint of a woman down at her residence on 173 McCollum Road. Post advised that a neighbor had gone over to check on the woman and found the door ajar and that the woman was down inside the residence.

Margaret S. Anderson was attacked in her residence with an unknown sharp object. The attack resulted in multiple stab wounds to the chest, back, and hands of the victim. The victim succumb to her wounds inside the residence.

Post 1 Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding the solving of the case to contact KSP Post 1 at (270) 856-3721 or they can email:

Investigating Post Contact Information

Kentucky State Police
POST 1, MAYFIELD (Graves Co.)
8366 US Hwy 45 North, Hickory, 42051
(270) 856-3721

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However, if you need to report information that is of an emergency nature, please contact the Kentucky State Police toll free at 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state) or call your local police/sheriff department at 911.

Date: February 2, 2018