Homicide investigation reveals foul play in Trigg Co.

GRACEY, Ky. (WTVQ)- State Police say they have investigated a death in which foul play was revealed.

KSP says they responded to a call about 35-year-old Keith “Joey” Hayes Jr. found dead off Buffalo Road just before 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Troopers say a preliminary autopsy showed Hayes died from multiple gunshot wounds. They also say he had been reported missing since Tuesday, November 27 from Christian County.

State Police say this was an isolated incident and not a random act of violence.

An autopsy was performed Thursday at the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Madisonville.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police Post 1 at 270-856-3721 or anonymously at 1-800-222-5555.

Citizens may also report tips anonymously through the KSP app.

The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.

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