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(Update: Missing Woman Found, Male Arrested) Kentucky State Police Looking for Missing Woman (Requesting Nationwide Broadcast)

Date of News Release: 11/16/2017

FULTON, KY (November 16, 2017) – Lori Peavy has been located, unharmed. At approximately 10:30 a.m. this morning, Kentucky State Police and Fulton City Police located Ms. Peavy and Mr. Williams at a motel in Fulton, Kentucky. Ms. Peavy was unharmed and Mr. Williams was arrested.

Billy Joe Williams, age 42, of Amory, Mississippi, was arrested on a Kentucky indictment charging him with Assault 2nd Degree and Tampering with a Witness. He was lodged in the Marshall County Jail.

Kentucky State Police Looking for Missing Woman (Request Nationwide Broadcast)

Date of News Release: 11/16/2017

PADUCAH, KY (November 15, 2017) – Kentucky State Police are asking for the public’s assistance locating Lori Peavy. Ms. Peavy was last seen yesterday around 3:00 p.m. in the Paducah, Kentucky area. At the time of her last known sighting, Ms. Peavy was in the company of Billy Jo Williams.

Ms. Peavy is described as a 41 year old white female, with long light brown hair. She is 5’04”, and weighs approximately 135 lbs.

Mr. Williams is described as a 42 white male, with short dark hair and a receding hairline. He is 5’09”, and weighs approximately 155 lbs. Mr. Williams has multiple active warrants to include a felony indictment in Kentucky for Assault 2nd Degree. He is to be considered dangerous and should not be approached.

Mr. Williams and Ms. Peavy have ties to several states to include Florida, North Carolina, Louisiana and Tennessee.

The Kentucky State Police are concerned for the safety of Ms. Peavy and requests anyone who may know her whereabouts to call immediately.

The investigation is continuing by Trooper Jody Cash. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police Post 1 at 270-856-3721 or anonymously at 1-800-222-5555. Citizens may also report tips anonymously through the KSP app. The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.

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