breakingnews surfky 300aUPDATEDEVSTORY

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/14/13) – George Spindler, Public Information officer with the Abilene Texas Police Department, has provided further details of the death case of Mike Settle.
 
According to Officer Spindler, On Tuesday, August 13, at approximately 11:10 AM, Abilene Police Officers responded to a hotel in the 1600 block of Highway 351, Abilene, TX, after receiving notification that a male subject was found deceased in his room by the business cleaning staff. Officers discovered Jon “Mike” Settle deceased. Justice of the Peace Mike McAuliffe responded to the scene.
 
According to Officer Spindler, the investigation did not support any criminal act and no autopsy was ordered. There were no suspicious circumstances and the investigation indicated the death to be self-inflicted.
 
J.L. Graham
SurfKY News
Information provided by George Spindler (Abilene Police Department)

 

 

 

 

*********************

Previous Article...

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/14/13) – Yesterday, SurfKY News reported on the discovery of the body of Jon “Mike” Settle being found in Abilene, Texas.
 
Today, August 14, SurfKY News submitted an open records request to local law enforcement regarding the case. The resulting information stated that Settle was found in a hotel room in Abilene. Settle was deceased at the time of the discovery.
 
According to Kentucky State Police (KSP) Public Information officer Stu Recke, Settle was being sought in the Hopkins County area as a result of a KSP (Post 2) investigation into possible illegal drug trafficking. At the time Settle was found, a warrant had been issued on Settle on charges of Trafficking in a Controlled Substance.
 
Largely due to the location of Settle’s home, on Continental Drive in Madisonville, rumors were ongoing throughout the area that Settle may have been involved in the case of recently found Rodney “Bo” Hale, whose body was found near a residence on Continental Drive. Detective Scott Troutmen with the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office told reporters that there was no link between the Hale case and the Settle case.
 
SurfKY News has attempted to contact the Abilene Police Department for further information on the case, but has gotten no response as of this time.
 
J.L. Graham
SurfKY News

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

3/13 - 16

In Other News...

HCC Goes Blue for Colon Cancer on Friday

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (3/3/15) — March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Hopkinsville Community College will… Read More

SurfKY News Exclusive: John Conlee Talks of 40 Years in Country Music

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (3/3/15) — It has been said that the true sign of real talent is longevity. In the case of Grand… Read More
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

March 02, 2015 8934

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
February 25, 2015 8100

Multi-Agency Investigation Nets Large-Scale Meth…

in Top News For All Sites by Trooper Stu Recke
February 24, 2015 7947

Two Charged in Central City Meth Bust

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Trooper Stu Recke
February 25, 2015 6264

New Asian Restaurant Coming to Madisonville

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
February 24, 2015 4965

School Board Holding Special Called Meeting

in Muhlenberg News by Sherri Miller
March 03, 2015 4624

Three Arrested during Traffic Stop

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Most Read This Month

February 12, 2015

UPDATE: Name of Pennyrile Fatality Officially…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
February 09, 2015

Police Pursue Man after Fight at Taco Bell

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

March 03, 2015 4624

Three Arrested during Traffic Stop

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 03, 2015 2027

Sacramento Man Charged with Rape, Sodomy

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
March 03, 2015 1634

Superintendent: Spring Break Won't be Touched…

in Hopkins News by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 03, 2015 1600

Madisonville Man Charged for Robbery in Greenville

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Greenville Police Department
March 03, 2015 903

Baptist Health Madisonville Now Offering…

in Hopkins News by Kristy Quinn
March 03, 2015 867

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - March 3, 2015

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department
March 03, 2015 845

SurfKY News Exclusive: John Conlee Talks of 40…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
March 03, 2015 828

SHMS Dance Team Places in State Championship

in Hopkins News by South Hopkins Middle School
March 03, 2015 759

Local Students Place in Stanley Lewis Cultural…

in Hopkins News by Joyce Riggs
March 03, 2015 650

Militant Crazy Religion, Avoid the Damage

in General News For All Sites by Dr. Glenn Mollette