State police ask for help finding second man wanted in double murder

MCKEE, Ky. (WTVQ)- State Police confirm they’ve arrested a man in connection to a double murder in Jackson County.

Trooper Robert Purdy says the Richmond post charged 40-year-old Bobby Hammonds from McKee with murder Friday.

Purdy says the post is still looking for 41-year-old Terry Hammonds who’s wanted for conspiracy to commit murder.

According to Trooper Purdy, 35-year-old Joey Marcum and 28-year-old Whitney Venable from McKee died in Jackson County in December.

First responders found them when responding to a vehicle fire call on rock lick road.

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Terry Hammonds is asked to contact KSP Post 7 at 859.623.2404.


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