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Randall Russ Positive ID

Date of News Release: 01/20/2015

(Fleming County, KY) -- January 16, 2015, Detective Wess Prather was contacted by the Fleming County Coroner and advised the skeletal remains in this investigation have been positively identified as Randall Russ of Dry Ridge, KY. Russ, 55 YOA, was last seen on August 15, 2014 and later reported missing. The case remains under investigation by Detective Wess Prather.

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Kevin Howard Arrested

Date of News Release: 10/09/2014

Kevin L. Howard

(Fleming County, KY) -- On October 8, 2014 Kentucky State Police in Morehead was notified by the Lexington Police Department that Kevin Howard, 37 of Owingsville, was located and being held on a warrant obtained by the Kentucky State Police in Morehead. Detectives with the Kentucky State Police responded to Lexington and charged Kevin Howard with Murder, Tampering with Physical Evidence, and Theft by Unlawful Taking Auto-Over $500. Kevin Howard is being held at the Fayette County Detention Center. The case remains under investigation by Detective Wess Prather.

 

Hillsboro Man Arrested after Human Remains Were Found in Fleming County

Date of News Release: 10/02/2014

(Fleming County, KY) -- On October 1, 2014 the remains of an unidentified male was located in the Grange City area of Fleming County. At this time one arrest has been made, Charles Black, 55 of Hillsboro was arrested in connection with the investigation. Mr. Black was charged with Murder, two counts of Tampering with Physical Evidence, and Theft by Unlawful Taking Auto-Over $500. Mr. Black was lodged in the Mason County Detention Center.

Kentucky State Police in Morehead is requesting assistance in locating, Kevin L. Howard, 37 of Owingsville. Mr. Howard is wanted on charges of Murder, Tampering with Physical Evidence, and Theft by Unlawful Taking Auto-Over $500. If anyone has any information as to the where abouts of Mr. Howard please contact Kentucky State Police in Morehead at 606-784-4127.