Crime

Police arrest Campbellsville man, suspect in slaying

Campbellsville police said Saturday night that they arrested Rocky Ashby, 36, of Campbellsville in connection with a Saturday morning homicide.

Ashby was taken into custody in Shelby County.

He was wanted in connection with the slaying of Tara Simpson Lamer, 27, who was found shot to death at 4 a.m. Saturday.

Police said they suspected that Ashby stole a 1996 red Chevy pick up with the Kentucky license plate 409GNY. According to police it is single cab with a short wheel base, tinted windows with a tinted strip across the windshield, Corvette rally wheels, an airplane hood ornament, and “Chevrolet” across the tailgate.

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