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Home Invasion/Homicide Investigation in Elkton, KY

Date of News Release: 06/28/2015

(Madisonville, Ky.) - Units from Kentucky State Police Post 2 Madisonville are currently working a Home Invasion/Homicide. The incident occurred at the home of Amos and Marjorie Yoder on Old Trenton Road Elkton, KY. At approximately 8:19 A.M., the Todd County Sheriffs Department requested the Kentucky State Police after they received a call that family members had found Mr. and Mrs. Yoder, who are husband and wife, inside their residence. 79 year old Mr. Yoder was deceased and 75 year old Mrs. Yoder had serious physical injuries. Mrs. Yoder was taken to Logan Memorial and later flown to Skyline Medical Center in Nashville, TN. for treatment. Mr. Yoder will be taken to Louisville, KY for an autopsy. Investigators are still on the scene. An update will be sent out when new information becomes available. The Kentucky State Police are being assisted by the Todd County Sheriff’s Department and the Todd County Coroners Office.