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Kentucky State Police Looking for Murder Suspect

The Kentucky State Police says it's looking for a Murder suspect who was supposed to appear in court Tuesday but instead removed his ankle monitor and fled.

Posted: Jul 27, 2021 10:48 AM

The Kentucky State Police is currently searching for a Murder suspect.

KSP says that instead of appearing in Trigg County Circuit Court on Tuesday, 46-year-old James W. Gentry, Jr. of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, removed his ankle monitor and fled.

According to KSP, Gentry is possibly headed south in a gold Buick Regal passenger car. KSP says he should be considered dangerous as his charges include Murder, Robbery, and Possession of Firearm by Convicted Felon,

Anyone with information on Gentry's whereabouts should contact KSP Post 1 at 270-856-3721.

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