Kentucky man now faces murder charges in connection to Ohio County death investigation

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A Caneyville, Kentucky man is now facing murder charges in connection to Johnny Hayes’ death.

The Ohio County Sheriff’s Office say Adam Lacefield has been charged with the murder of Hayes.

Hayes’ body was discovered inside a vehicle on Bluff Street in Rosine last Wednesday.

The coroner confirmed Hayes was shot twice by a small firearm.

Lacefield was originally charged with failure to report a dead body, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, tampering with physical evidence, and several other charges.

Mandy Decker and Wanda Ferguson are also facing charges in connection to this case. Their charges are tampering with physical evidence, failure to report a dead body, and some drug charges.

All three suspects are being held in the Ohio County Jail.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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(This story was originally published on  January 22, 2019)

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