Edmonson Voice Staff Report:
The Kentucky State Police, Post 3, Bowling Green has announced that they responded to a residence located at 218 Old Main Street (Clayton Station Apartments) in the city limits of Munfordville in Hart County, at approximately 11:41 a.m. on July 3, 2017.
KSP said that Munfordville Police Department had requested their assistance with a, “Missing Person” complaint after they noted signs of foul play, which were located inside the residence of the victim.
According to officials, family members of Timothy L. Devore, (58) of Munfordville had requested Munfordville Police Department to conduct a welfare check after several attempts to contact him had been unsuccessful. Authorities said that upon arrival at the residence, officers and Troopers failed to locate Devore or his vehicle.
KSP said through investigation, Nicholas J. Wilson, (28) of Mammoth Cave, who was an acquaintance of Devore, was identified as a suspect in the incident. Later in the evening, the victim and vehicle were found in the city limits of Munfordville, according to KSP.
The male victim, identified as Timothy Devore, was identified and pronounced dead by the Hart County Coroner’s Office and will be taken to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Louisville for an autopsy.
Nicholas J. Wilson was arrested at KSP Post 3 and charged with one count of Murder. He was lodged in the Hart County Jail.
The investigation is still ongoing and is being led by Detective Mike Wathen. He was assisted at the scene by other Troopers and Detectives of KSP Post 3, Munfordville Police Department, and Hart County Coroner’s office.