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KSP Post 4 makes arrest in Grayson Co. murder

Elizabethtown man charged with murder, other alleged offenses; his ex-wife of Leitchfield, KY, charged with hindering apprehension, other alleged offenses, after KSP investigation into case involving discovery of body of Robert D. Hayes (56) of Lebanon Junction, KY on Frontage Road in Leitchfield. Investigation ongoing by KSP Det Scotty Sharp
Note Charges are are not a finding of guilt. An individual charged by law enforcement is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at some later criminal proceeding.

By Tpr. Jeff Gregory, Public Information Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 4, Elizabethtown, KY

LEITCHFIELD, KY (Thu Apr 2017) - Kentucky State Police Post 04 Detectives are conducting a murder investigation in Grayson County, KY.

On April 19, 2017 at approximately 12:46pmET, KSP Post 4 in Elizabethtown was contacted by the Grayson Co. Sheriff's Office asking for assistance on a death investigation involving the body of a deceased male found off of Frontage Road.

Through investigation, Detectives were able to determine that Robert D. Hayes (56) of Lebanon Junction, KY, had died as the result of a homicide. KSP Troopers and Detectives with the assistance of the Grayson Co. S.O and the Leitchfield Police Department processed multiple scenes, interviewed multiple persons, and developed suspects that ended in two arrests in connection with this case:
Chad Durbin (39) of Elizabethtown, KY was charged with Murder, Tampering With Physical Evidence, and Abuse of a Corpse.

Tiffany Durbin (35), Chad Durbin's ex-wife, of Leitchfield, KY was charged with Hindering Apprehension, Tampering With Physical Evidence, and Abuse of a Corpse.
Both were lodged at the Grayson Co. Detention Center, Leitchfield, KY.

An autopsy has been scheduled for later today at the State Medical Examiner's Office in Louisville.

The investigation is ongoing by KSP Detective Scotty Sharp.

This story was posted on 2017-04-20 08:30:20
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