TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Two Charged with Murder of Clinton County Man
Date of News Release: 10/27/2013
(Albany, KY) - 21-year-old Andrea M. Byler and 52-year-old Michael E. Thompson, both of Albany, KY, were arrested today at 9:45 AM CST and charged with Murder. On Saturday, October 26 at approximately 1:28 PM CST, Post 15 was notified by the Albany City Police Department that a body had been discovered under a trailer at a residence on Cody Lane. The body was later identified as 19-year-old Jimmy D. Sidwell Jr., of Adolphus, KY. An autopsy was performed today (10/27/2013) at the State Medical Examiner's Office in Frankfort where the preliminary cause of death was determined to be from multiple stab wounds to the upper torso.
Byler and Thompson were lodged in the Clinton County Jail. Detective Ricky Brooks is investigating.