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KY Cold Case—Resident Killed During Robbery, Suspects at Large

kycoldcase5KENTUCKY (6/12/12)—The Kentucky State Police (KSP) investigate criminal activity across the entire Commonwealth of Kentucky, and, in many instances, the information provided by individual citizens allows law enforcement officials to make important breakthroughs in difficult cases.

With this in mind, members of KSP Post 1 in Mayfield, KY are requesting help from the public in resolving the murder of L.J. Johnson.

As officials with the KSP report, Hickman, KY resident L.J. Johnson was robbed and killed in his apartment (apartment #17 at Hickman Manor) on September 9th, 1991.

Upon entry of Johnson’s residence after the incident, it was discovered that the victim’s belongings had been ransacked as if “someone was looking for money or something specific.”

Following further investigation, it was found that Johnson was beaten with a metal object and stabbed several times.

Though there are possibly two suspects linked to this murder/robbery, the person or persons responsible for the crime still remain wholly unknown.

As all leads have been exhausted, anyone with any additional information about this case is encouraged to contact Trooper Dean Patterson via email ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ), by phone at 1-800-222-5555 (only in the state of KY), or by mail/in-person at the physical address listed below.

KENTUCKY STATE POLICE
POST 01 – MAYFIELD
8366 State Route 45 NorthM
Hickory, KY 42051
1-270-856-3721

If you would like to anonymously report more information regarding this case via the official KSP site, please visit the following link: http://www.kentuckystatepolice.org/cold_case/post1coldcase5.php.

However, if you need to report information that is of an emergency nature, please contact the Kentucky State Police toll free at 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only) or contact your local police/sheriff department at 9-1-1.

Posted by Luke Short - SurfKY News
Information provided by the Kentucky State Police (KSP)

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