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Police arrest 4 in fatal shootings of 2 in Lee County

Police arrest 4 in fatal shootings of 2 in Lee County

Bill Stephens

August 8th, 2016

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BEATTYVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say they have arrested four people in the fatal shootings of two men in Lee County.

Police said in a statement on Sunday that it appears 27-year-old Billy Roark and 36-year-old James R. Brown, both of Beattyville, were fatally shot on Thursday night in separate incidents. Roark’s body was found Friday morning and Brown’s body was found Saturday night.

Police said 34-year-old Anthony T. Taylor and 23-year-old Kasandra K. White, both of Beattyville, are charged with murder and complicity to murder in the deaths. In addition, police say 22-year-old Wesley T. Johnson of Irvine and 32-year-old Kevin F. Kendall of Beattyville, are charged with complicity to murder.

Online jail records don’t indicate whether they have attorneys.

 

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