KSP: Muhlenberg Co. murder suspect now in custody


Pictured: Justin Case (Photo courtesy Muhlenberg County Jail)

GREENVILLE, Ky. (WEHT) – Kentucky State Police say they have located the murder suspect they were searching for in Muhlenberg County.

Troopers say on Tuesday around 1 p.m. Kentucky State Police Post 2 Madisonville was contacted by Muhlenberg County Dispatch, stating a person found a deceased male lying in the side yard of a residence on State Route 189, Greenville, KY.

When Kentucky State Police arrived at the scene, they discovered 42-year-old Overton Spoon, of Greenville, dead.

Kentucky State Police obtained arrest warrants for 19-year-old Justin Case, of Bremen. 

Case had an active arrest warrant for burglary and murder.

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(This story was originally published on December 10, 2019)

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