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KSP: Russell Co. murder investigation leads to arrest

By Tpr. Nick Hale

Russell Springs, KY - Detectives from Kentucky State Police Post 15 are conducting a murder investigation in Russell County, Kentucky. On Friday, November, 26, 2021 at approximately 12:52pmCT, the Russell Springs Police Department requested assistance from KSP Post 15 with an investigation of a deceased male found outside his camper with apparent stab wounds at the Eagles Nest RV Park in Russell Springs, KY.

The victim was identified as Glenn Coffey, age 38, of Russell Springs, KY. He was pronounced deceased by the Russell County Coroner.

Through investigation, detectives were able to discover there had been a dispute between the victim and his spouse, Jordan Coffey, age 27, of Russell Springs, KY. A warrant was obtained, and Jordan Coffey was located and arrested in Cookeville, TN by the Putnam County Sheriff Department. Jordan Coffey was lodged in the Putnam County Jail.

This incident remains under investigation by KSP Det. Nick Davis. Det. Davis was assisted by other KSP personnel, Russell Springs Police Department and the Putnam County Sheriff's Department.

This story was posted on 2021-11-29 12:15:49
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