Hodgenville, Ky. (September 27, 2021)—Kentucky State Police charge Larue Co. man with murder. KSP received information of a possible body buried on a property near the Buffalo community of Larue County. After an extensive investigation, a search warrant was obtained and executed at a residence near the 500 block of Corinth Road by KSP on Friday, September 24th. Detectives located the remains of an unidentified person found buried underneath a large pile of debris in the backyard of the residence.
KSP detectives charged David Puyear, age 59 of Buffalo, with murder and he was lodged in the Larue Co. jail. The remains were transported to the Kentucky Medical Examiner’s Office in Louisville for positive identification and examination. More charges could be forthcoming as the investigation continues. KSP was assisted at the scene by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Larue County Coroner’s Office and the Larue County Sheriff’s Office. The investigation is ongoing by KSP Post 4 detectives.
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