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Update: Clinton County Homicide Investigation

Date of News Release: 11/25/2014

James D. Polston and Randall L. Wilkinson

(Albany, KY) - Soon after Randall Wilkinson was apprehended, 19-year-old Desire Riddle, of Albany, who was at the scene, was also taken into custody and charged with Hindering Prosecution 1st Degree. Wilkinson was charged with Tampering with Physical Evidence and Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle. Both were lodge in the Clinton County Jail.

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Update: Clinton County Homicide Investigation

Date of News Release: 11/25/2014

(Albany, KY) - The preliminary autopsy results indicate that the victim, Anthony W. Hargis, died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds.

Investigators developed information that led them to believe that James D. Polston and Randall L. Wilkinson were at a trailer on KY 127, south of Albany. Upon arrival, Wilkinson fled from the trailer on foot and was apprehended. The Kentucky State Police Special Response Team also responded to the scene and through the use of a mobile robot and camera, were able to get into the trailer and locate Polston lying in the floor of the residence. dead from an apparent self inflicted gunshot wound. The case remains under investigation.

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Clinton County Homicide Investigation

Date of News Release: 11/25/2014

(Albany, KY) - On Monday, November 24, 2014 Post 15 was notified that a deceased male had been found outside a residence on IDA Road in Clinton County. The landowner found the victim at approximately 4:30 PM CST.

Post 15 Troopers and Detectives were dispatched to the scene and determined that the victim, 36-year-old Anthony W. Hargis, of Albany, died as a result of a gunshot wound.

James D. Polston

Kentucky State Police are attempting to locate 38-year-old James D. Polston, a 6'4", 220 lb., white male with brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen operating a dark blue Chevrolet Colorado with Kentucky registration plate 9399FE.

Randall L. Wilkinson

He may be in the company of 22-year-old Randall L. Wilkinson, a 5'9", 166 lb., white male with blue eyes and an unknown white female.

Both men are to be considered armed and dangerous. If anyone has any information, contact the Kentucky State Police by dialing 911, 270-384-4796 or 1-800-222-5555. The public may Text A Tip by texting 67283, then typing KSP TIP in the message field, followed by space and the information about the crime.