Kentucky

Pike man sought in 1975 Ohio rest-area slaying

A Pike County man is wanted by Ohio police for his alleged involvement in the 33-year-old Ohio murder of his brother-in-law.

Billy Ray Crisp, 59, is accused of murdering Woodrow "Woody" Perroud in 1975.

Perroud, 22, was living in Galli polis, Ohio, when he was shot in the head at the Wakefield Mounds rest area on U.S. 23 in Pike County, Ohio.

Perroud and Crisp were brothers-in-law at the time of the shooting. Both were from the lower Johns Creek area of Pike County, Ky., according to Kentucky State Police.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol has issued a warrant for Crisp's arrest. Kentucky State Police has listed Crisp as a missing person.

Crisp is thought to be armed and dangerous. He is thought to be driving a 2004 charcoal gray Ford F250 with a push bar and a metal tool box in the back, state police said.

Anyone with information about Crisp's whereabouts is advisednot to approach him. Instead, contact state police or the localauthorities immediately, state police said.

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