SOMERSET, KY - According to the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office, Sheriff Bobby Jones is reporting that at approximately 8:30 PM on Wednesday, November 8, 2023, double murder suspect Austin Ray Prather age 20 of Science Hill, KY was arrested in Evansville, Indiana.
Working with investigators from Pulaski County, KY, the Evansville Police, and the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office, the United States Marshall's Service in Evansville was able to locate Prather by use of cell phone technology, and take him into custody.
Investigators with the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office went to Evansville where they met with police to continue their investigation.
At the time of this publishing, according to information from the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office Facebook page, Prather is being held in the Vanderburgh County Jail in Evansville, Indiana pending extradition proceedings in Indiana and Kentucky.
As of November 10, 2023 at 6:00 AM, the following is all the information in connection to Austin Prather that's listed on the Vanderburgh County Jail website.
AUSTIN RAY PRATHER
Residence: SCIENCE HILL , KY
Race: White | Sex: Male | Age: 20
Booked: 11/09/2023 at 03:19 am
CHARGE BOND AMT
OTHER AGENCIES CHARGES 0
GROUNDS; INDICTMENT OR INFORMATION FILED; PROBABLE CAUSE (WA 0
Total Bond Amount: No Bond
Pictured is the accused - The 1st photo is from the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office and the 2nd photo is the mugshot from the Vanderburgh County Jail.
SOURCES: The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office and the Vanderburgh County Jail.