The Murder of Jon “Kerry” Monroe

Jon “Kerry” Monroe was found murdered on December 23, 2019, in Shelbyville, KY.

On December 23, 2019, Kentucky State Police Troopers responded to a call at 638 Southlawn Dr. in Shelbyville Ky. When Troopers arrived they found Jon Kerry Monroe shot to death just inside the home. Jon Monroe had been shot multiple times.

On that day, Jon Kerry Monroe was with his girlfriend at her residence located on Southlawn Dr. in Shelbyville. Around 7:30pm someone knocked on the front door of the home and when Jon Monroe answered the door, an unknown male shot Mr. Monroe several times at near point blank range. Jon Monroe died from those gunshot wounds.

Post 12 Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding the solving of the case of Jon “Kerry” Monroe to contact KSP Post 12 at (502) 227-2221 or they can email:

POST 12, FRANKFORT (Franklin Co.)
1250 Louisville Rd., Frankfort, 40601
(502) 227-2221

Tips may be submitted anonymously through our Kentucky State Police Mobile App crime tip form.

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.

Date: January 29, 2019