KSP capture Tom Cat Trail double murder suspect in Mayfield, Ky.

LONDON, KY (September 16, 2020) - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Joseph L. Benge, the suspect in a double murder off Tomcat Trail in Laurel County has been taken into custody.

The double homicide discovery was made on Tuesday afternoon September 15th.

LSO is reporting that the suspect, Joseph L. Benge age 40 who fled the scene in a white 2015 Ford Taurus was taken into custody Tuesday night September 15, 2020 by the Kentucky State Police in Mayfield, Ky.

The Laurel Sheriff's Office is investigating.

To report a tip citizens may contact the Laurel County Sheriff's office at 606-864-6600 or message us on Facebook at: Laurel County Sheriff's Office or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Original report: Manhunt under way in Kentucky for suspect after discovery of a Double Murder off Tom Cat Trail in Laurel County


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