Saturday, July 30, 2011

Possible Death Penalty In Pike County Murder

  • {Kentucky}...A pre-trial date is set for August 12th for 22 year old Shannon Turner who was arraigned Thursday in the  murder of 65 year old Millard Thornhill whose body was found in a burned trailer near the Nolan bridge in Hatfield on May 19th. Forty-one year old Jeffery Michael Lowe, 44 year old Randy Thomas of Turkey Creek, 45 year old Cynthia Ryan of Chatterory and 22 year old Shannon Turner of Williamson were indicted for murder and first degree robbery. Pike County Commonwealth's Attorney Rick Bartley says he is in contact with all four defense attorneys, and the death penalty could be on the table.