Friday, February 18, 2011

Trenton 9-year-old's death, brother indicted.

Garrett Thomas Dye, 17, of Trenton has been indicted for the murder of his 9-year-old adopted sister and cousin, Amy R. Dye.

The Grand Jury indicted Garrett Dye today (Feb. 18) for murder, resisting arrest and tampering with physical evidence. Documents show he has admitted to killing his sister.

Also, the rumor that Dye allegedly used a shovel was wrong. The indictment said it was a hydraulic jack handle.

Look for more on the story in next week's Todd County Standard.

Monday, February 07, 2011

Trenton girl's death arrest made

From the Kentucky State Police: On Sunday, February 6, 2011, at approximately 4:20 p.m., a 17-year-old was taken into custody by KSP Detectives and Troopers. The juvenile was charged with Murder and Resisting Arrest in regards to the death of 9-year-old, Amy R. Dye. The juvenile was lodged in the Warren County Regional Juvenile Detention Center in Bowling Green.

Saturday, February 05, 2011

Trenton 9-year-old's death investigation UPDATE

From the state police:


An autopsy was performed today (02/05/11) at the State Medical Examiner’s Officer in Louisville. The cause of death for the victim, Amy R. Dye, was multiple, blunt force trauma.

Trenton 9-year-old's death investigation

Guthrie, KY. (Todd County)

On Friday, February 4, 2011, at approximately 10:20 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Post 2 Madisonville received a call from the Todd County Sheriff’s Department requesting assistance in locating a missing 9-year-old female. The location of the missing child was Dogwood Road between Guthrie and Trenton.

On Saturday, February 05, 2011, at approximately 12:21 a.m., KSP Post 2 was contacted again by Todd County advising that the 9-year-old female had been located deceased. The Todd County Coroner, Bob Whittlesey, pronounced the victim dead at the scene. An autopsy is scheduled for today at the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Louisville. At the present time, no other information is available.

The investigation is continuing by the Kentucky State Police. Anyone with information concerning this investigation is urged to contact the Kentucky State Police at 1-270-676-3313 or toll-free in Kentucky at 1-800-222-5555. Callers may remain anonymous. The Todd County Sheriff’s Department, Todd County Rescue/EMS, Todd County EMA, the Kentucky Department of Fish & Wild Life, the Trenton Police Department, and the Todd County Coroner’s Office assisted at the scene.