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Rowan County Murder Arrest

Date of News Release: 02/24/2015

(Rowan County, KY) -- On Tuesday February 24, 2015 Trooper Brent Sparks presented this collision to the Rowan County Grand Jury and they returned an indictment of Murder on Dale Dehart. Mr. Dehart was arrested without incident by Trooper Todd Butler and is currently lodged in the Rowan County Detention Center. The collision remains under investigation by Trooper Brent Sparks.

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Farmers Woman Killed in a Collision on Big Perry Road

Date of News Release: 10/21/2014

(Rowan County, KY) -- On Monday, October 20, 2014 at 4:49pm Kentucky State Police Post 8 received a call from Morehead Police Department of an injury accident at 455 Big Perry Road, Morehead, Kentucky. Dale Dehart, 55 of Morehead, Kentucky was operating a 2006 Toyota traveling north on Big Perry Road when he failed to negotiate a curve and struck a tree. Marilyn Russell, 50 of Farmers, Kentucky was a passenger in the vehicle and was airlifted to The University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Ms. Russell was pronounced deceased by the Fayette County Coroner. The collision remains under investigation by Trooper Brent Sparks.