Incident

8-23-2017 Kentucky Somerset 1-1

Location

August 23, 2017

Denham Street Baptist Church
400 Denham St
Somerset, Kentucky
Geolocation: 37.0824, -84.614

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Ruthie Carolyn New
  • Age: 70
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Dwight Bell
  • Age: 41
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Sex crime involving firearm

Notes

Raped and shot victim on church property; stole victim's car; spotted in Indianapolis.

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 5