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KSP Investigates Murder in Pike County

Date of News Release: 9/11/2017

PIKEVILLE, KY(September 11, 2017) Kentucky State Police, Pikeville Post, is investigating the death of a Pike County man.

In the early morning hours of September 10, 2017, Post 09 received a 911 call stating a body was found in a yard along Collins Highway in the Pikeville community of Pike County. Troopers and Detectives with KSP Post 09 responded to the scene. Investigation at the scene determined that the deceased male, identified as Greg Brewer, 48 of Pikeville, had suffered multiple gunshot wounds.

While at the scene, investigators contacted the victim’s brother, Harold Brewer. Further investigation and evidence collected at the scene resulted in the arrest of Harold Brewer. Harold Brewer, 37 of Pikeville, was charged with the following charges and lodged in the Pike County Detention Center:

  • Murder – Domestic Violence
  • Convicted Felon in Possession of a Handgun
  • ampering With Physical Evidence
  • Controlled Substance Prescription not in Original Container 1st

This incident remains under investigation by KSP Detective Tony Tackett.