Investigation in Rockcastle County

LIVINGSTON, KY – (April 30, 2024) – On Sunday, April 29, 2024, at approximately 11:40 AM, Kentucky State Police, London Post was notified by Rockcastle County 911 that an anonymous caller had called and advised a male subject had been shot on Sandhill Road in Rockcastle County.

Upon arrival, officers located a deceased male from apparent gunshot wounds lying in the roadway. The victim was identified as Benjamin F. Jones, JR. age 54, of Livingston, Ky.  Mr. Jones was pronounced deceased by the Rockcastle County Coroner.  Mr. Jones has been taken to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy.

KSP Post 11 London located Terry L. Burke on Misty Lane in Mount Vernon and arrested him for Murder. He is lodged in the Rockcastle Detention Center.

The investigation is continuing by Post 11 Detective Aaron Peace.  He was assisted at the scene by Post 11 personnel, Rockcastle County Sheriff’s Office, Rockcastle County EMS and Rockcastle County Coroner.