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Cold Case on Morris Bechman Vaughn

State Police Request Help Resolving the Murder of Morris Bechman Vaughn - Occurred October 17, 1972

Victim: Morris Bechman Vaughn, White Male, 67 years of age.

Location:Horse Shoe Bend Road, one (1) mile South of Henderson.

Victim was shot at close range in the back of the neck with a shotgun and then shot in the face with a handgun or rifle. Victim had $170.00 in cash, a watch and diamond ring on his person when found. Victim was last seen at the Post Office at 1700 hours on October 17, 1972. Body was located on October 22, 1972. Victim's vehicle was discovered parked behind victim's business, Vaughn's Insurance Agency.

Detectives are requesting help from the community or anyone who might have information on the murder of Morris Bechman Vaughn. Anyone with information can contact the case officers Sgt. Jackie Carver, or Lt. Lonnie Bell with the Kentucky State Police Post 16 Henderson, Kentucky at (270)-826-3312 or e-mail them at Sgt. Jackie Carver, or Lt. Lonnie Bell.

Investigating Officers Contact Information

Kentucky State Police Post 16 8415 US 41 South
Henderson, KY 42420
(270)-826-3312
(502)-564-3765 FAX

OFFICERS: Sgt. Jackie Carver, or Lt. Lonnie Bell

PHONE: (270)-826-3312
Sgt. Jackie Carver, or Lt. Lonnie Bell

However, if you need to report information that is of an emergency nature, please contact the Kentucky State Police toll free at 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state) or call your local police/sheriff department at 911.

If you wish to report more information on this Cold Case, use the form on the KSP Main Website.


Contact Information for the Kentucky State Police

Kentucky State Police
919 Versailles Road | Frankfort, KY 40601
502-782-1800

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