CAPTURED: Subject being sought regarding the murder of a Manchester, Kentucky man


LONDON KY (January 9, 2021) - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that an East Bernstadt man on his "Sheriff's Most Wanted" list being sought regarding the murder of a Manchester, KY man last year has been captured.

Freddy Wayne Scalf Jr. was arrested by Laurel sheriff's Deputy James Fox and Deputy Hobie Daugherty with assistance from KSP Trooper Shawn Boroviack after Laurel Deputies developed information on his whereabouts early Saturday morning January 9, 2021 at approximately 1:00 AM off Kentucky 1376 six miles north of London.

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Laurel Deputies James Fox and Hobie Daugherty escort Freddy Wayne Scalf Jr. into the Laurel Sheriff's Office for processing

Freddy Wayne Scalf Jr. age 28 of Starr Hill Road East Bernstadt, KY was the third suspect identified by the Laurel County Sheriff's office regarding the murder of Jeremy Caldwell age 32 of Manchester, KY who was gunned down off Hwy. 490 at Hwy. 1376 across from a business parking lot approximately 5 miles North of London on Sunday afternoon December 20, 2020 at approximately 2:00 PM.

According to jail records, Freddy Scalf was booked into the Laurel County Correctional Center on Saturday Morning January 9, 2021 at 3:07 AM charged with:

Mr. Scalf is being held on a CASH bond in the amount of 250,000.00 with a court date set for Monday, January 11, 2021 at 11:00 AM.

Photos courtesy of the Laurel County Correctional Center and the Laurel county Sheriff's Office.

Orignal investigation by: Detective Robert Reid (case officer), Lieutenant Chris Edwards and Detective Taylor McDaniel


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Two suspects that allegedly fled the scene in a silver Pontiac G6 after the fatal shooting were recently arrested

They are identified as:

Robert Brandon Gray age 39 of City Dam Road, Keavy, KY charged with:

Ashley B. Lewis age 30 of Four Oaks Road, East Bernstadt, KY charged with:

Investigation by: Detective Robert Reid, Lieutenant Chris Edwards and Detective Taylor McDaniel

To report a tip call 606-864-6600 or 606-878-7000

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