Trooper Robert Purdy
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 7, Richmond
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Kentucky State Police Conduct Death Investigation in Estill County
Date of News Release: 05/12/2013
(Irvine, KY) -- On Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 9:58 pm EDT Kentucky State Police and deputies from the Estill County Sheriff's Department arrived at a residence on JR Furniture Road to serve arrest warrants on Timothy Snowden for Assault First Degree, Unlawful Imprisonment First Degree and Violation of KY EPO/DVO.
Trooper Jason Carpenter spoke to the homeowner who confirmed that Timothy Snowden was in the residence. While officers were evacuating the homeowner from the residence they heard a single gunshot.
KSP and the Estill County Sheriff's Office secured the residence. The KSP Special Response Team was called to the scene and located Timothy Snowden in the residence deceased from an apparent gunshot wound.
The Estill County Coroner responded to the scene and pronounced Timothy Snowden, 57 years old of Paint Lick dead on Sunday, May 12, 2013.
Detective Rod Morris is the investigating officer and was assisted at the scene by Estill County EMS and other KSP personnel.