A Burkesville man was charged with murder early Thursday morning in Cumberland County, hours after another Burkesville man was found shot dead in a car.
Michael Taylor, 38, was found dead of an apparent gunshot wound just after 9:20 p.m. Wednesday in his vehicle near Veterans Alley, according to Kentucky State Police.
Investigators found that Daniel A. Blair, 60, of Burkesville had been a passenger with Taylor earlier in the night, according to state police. Blair was arrested at 3:20 a.m. Thursday at a house on Veterans Alley. In addition to murder, he was charged with tampering with evidence.
Blair is being held in the Adair County jail.
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State police said Thursday afternoon that they are searching for Blair’s wife, Pamela M. Blair, 61. An arrest warrant has been issued charging her with tampering with evidence.
Blair may be traveling in a white 2009 Chevy Aveo with Kentucky plate 926 RVX. Police said she may be accompanied by her daughter, Katie Cooper, 30, and Cooper’s 1-year-old daughter.