Troy police investigating murder

Published 10:16 pm Monday, November 10, 2008

The Troy Police Department is investigating the murder of a 26-year-old man that occurred Monday night south of Troy.

The incident happened around 7:30 p.m. on Pike County Road 3309, according Troy Police Chief Anthony Everage.

The victim, described as a white male, was not identified in information released Monday night by police. Everage said due to the ongoing nature of the investigation, full details could not be released.

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Police have identified a possible suspect and are following up on leads.

The Pike County District Attorney’s office and the Pike County Coroner are assisting in the investigation.