Kentucky State Police Post 15 reported late Monday night that 46-year-old Bobbie Lawson, of Summer Shade in Metcalfe County had been arrested and charged with Murder, Tampering with Physical Evidence and Abuse of a Corpse. Post 15 was contacted by the Metcalfe County Sheriff’s Department in reference to a deceased person found at a residence on Nobob-Summer Shade Road. The investigation led to the arrest of Lawson who was lodged in the the Barren County Detention Center.
According to a press release, the identity of the deceased has yet to be determined. An autopsy has been scheduled by for Tuesday, August 15th at the state medical examiner’s office.
Detective Kenny Brown is investigating.