I'm looking for any information on two murders in Perry County. One was the murder of Lillie Thacker Combs on Feb 18 1956. She was supposed to have been strangled to death by either her husband, James Hurst Combs or his friend. The other was the possible murder of her mother, Eva Turner (may have been Banks or another last name). Eva was supposed to have been found dead on Main St in Hazard. Her body was mauled by animals. Any info is greatly appreciated!
Ok, I found articles on both the death of Evalee Banks, and her daughter Lillie Thacker Combs. THESE ARE PUBLIC RECORD. I am not trying to stir up trouble, just trying to get the facts about my family members. Evalee was murdered by a man named Homer Stacy. Lillie was either murdered by her husband, James Hurst Combs or a man named Lewis Hall.
Post by clsmith470 on Mar 19, 2014 23:41:12 GMT -5
I'm trying to find anything about a murder in my family as well back around 1929 in Blue Diamond, I presume. My great grandfather, James Robinson, was put on the train tracks. I have never found anything on it. What site are you looking at so I can check it out, too? Thanks!
There are very well-known murders that occurred in Eastern Kentucky, some as recent as the late 1980's, that people can't even find any information about on the internet, although there were convictions in some of those cases. The cold cases should be getting the most attention, but sadly, it seems like everyone who once cared about them are either dying off or leaving that region, so who is left there to speak up about them where it really matters?