Kentucky State Police have charged three men in connection with a murder that took place last fall in Hickman County.
Derek Moore was found beaten on the side of US Highway 51 in Fulton County on September 24th, 2011. Moore later died as a result of his injuries.
Kentucky State Police investigators have since been conducting a murder investigation. On Thursday, March 15th, state police investigators gave testimony regarding their investigation to a Hickman County Grand Jury. The Grand Jury indicted three men for their role in the murder. Twenty-year-old Kendrick Hunt, 25-year-old Jeremy Irons, and 26-year-old Connel Mounday, were each arrested Thursday and charged with Capital Murder, Capital Kidnapping, and Robbery 1st Degree.
Hunt and Iron, both of Clinton, were lodged in the Hickman County Detention Center. Mounday, a Paducah resident, was lodged in the McCracken County Detention Center. The investigation continues by Detective Kyle Nall with the Kentucky State Police. The Hickman County Sheriff's Office and the Clinton Police Department assisted state police.