UPDATE (10 a.m. Friday, July 20) ON MURDER-KIDNAPPING … from Sheriff’s Office press release:
Police received call about 10:30 Thursday night reporting gunshots heard on Brierwood Drive in Coffee City. Officers responded and found one dead, and investigation identified the suspect at Jackie Guthrie, 22.
Guthrie also allegedly took 19-year-old Tiffany Hurd hostage and fled the scene in a 2001 Ford Crown Vic, license plate CKP512. The car has aftermarket wheels and dark tinted windows.
An arrest warrant has been issued for Guthrie.
“If anyone comes in contact or victim please notify law enforcement immediately. This suspect is armed and dangerous and should not be confronted. Law enforcement is currently searching for this suspect and victim. Again, please notify law enforcement if you come into contact with this suspect or victim,” said Sheriff Ray Nutt.
ATTENTION: Henderson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a murder-kidnapping in Coffee City late last night/early this morning … Police are looking for a 2003 Silver Crown Victoria with the license plate CKP 513 in connection with the crime …. anyone with any information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 903-677-6310.
I don’t have details of the crime at this time … I verified the information above with the Sheriff this morning and wanted to get that out as soon as possible.