On Tuesday, July 3, 2018, the Owensboro Police Department responded to the 2200 Block of Barron Drive on a possible suicide. Upon arrival an adult male was located and initially transported to Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. While on the scene at this location, information was obtained leading officers to check the welfare of a female at an address in the 3200 Block of Placid Place.
When officers arrived at the address on Placid Place, an adult female was found deceased. The female’s death is being investigated as a homicide and the male from Barron Drive is believed to be a suspect. The male was subsequently transported to the Owensboro Police Department as part of the investigation.
This is an active investigation and the names of both the victim and suspect are being withheld until appropriate notifications can be made. The Daviess County Coroner’s Office is assisting the Owensboro Police Department with the investigation.