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KSP Seeks Information On A 2015 Home Invasion and Murder Investigation

Bill Stephens

July 6th, 2021

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Guthrie, KY (Todd County) – On June 28, 2015, Kentucky State Police, Post 2 in Madisonville was notified of a deceased male located in a residence on Old Trenton Road, in Guthrie, KY. 

At approximately 8:19 a.m., Todd County Sheriff’s Office arrived on scene and requested the Kentucky State Police.  At approximately 8:52 a.m., KSP units began to arrive on scene.  As detectives initiated their investigation, it was determined that while Mr. Amos Yoder and Mrs. Marjorie Yoder were sleeping, unknown perpetrators entered their residence at approximately 2:00 a.m., and demanded money.  The Yoders were both bound and assaulted during the robbery.  Mr. Yoder died as a result of his injuries.  Mrs. Yoder was transported and treated for serious injuries sustained during the robbery.  The perpetrators left the residence with an unknown amount of money. 

WHAS11 out of Louisville, KY, produced a short special over the investigation, which aired on February 14, 2019. The special can be viewed at https://on.whas11.com/2IdICas.

If anyone has any information about the investigation, please contact Detective Hunter Carroll at Kentucky State Police Post 2, 270-676-3313 or by Text a Tip via the Kentucky State Police App. Callers may remain anonymous.

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