Kentucky man charged in death of man found in toolbox

William Howard charged with murder of Tromain Mackall, body found in toolbox in creek

OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) – A central Kentucky man has been arrested in the death of a 29-year-old man whose body was found inside a toolbox floating in a creek last year.

Kentucky State Police said 48-year-old William E. Howard of Falls of Rough was charged with murder, kidnapping and tampering with physical evidence and arrested Tuesday in Brandenburg.

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The case involves the death of Tromain Mackall of Ohio County, whose disappearance was reported to authorities on July 25. His body was found inside a toolbox floating in Spring Fork Creek in Grayson County.

Howard was being held at the Daviess County jail in Owensboro. Jail records didn’t indicate whether he was represented by a lawyer who could comment on the case.