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Cold Case on the Murder of William Lewis Arwood

Kentucky State Police Request Help Resolving William Lewis Arwood Murder - Occurred on August 9, 1953

Occurred ago.

Victim: William Lewis Arwood, White Male, 42 years of age.

Location: Southside Liquors, Henderson.

On August 9, 1953, a black male walked into the white section of the racially segregated bar. The victim had words with the black male. The black male returned and called the victim outside where he was shot two (2) times in the chest.

Note: On January 19, 1980, a subject called the Sacramento, California, Police Department and gave details of the murder. Upon further investigation the subject denied knowledge or the murder or even making the phone call.

Detectives are requesting help from the community or anyone who might have information on the murder of William Lewis Arwood. Anyone with information can contact the case officers Sgt. Jason Pagan, or Lt. Lonnie Bell with the Kentucky State Police Post 16 Henderson, Kentucky at (270)-826-3312 or e-mail them at Sgt. Jason Pagan, or Lt. Lonnie Bell.

Investigating Officers Contact Information

Kentucky State Police Post 16 8415 US 41 South
Henderson, KY 42420
(502)-564-3765 FAX

OFFICERS: Sgt. Jason Pagan, or Lt. Lonnie Bell

PHONE: (270)-826-3312
Sgt. Jason Pagan, or Lt. Lonnie Bell

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However, if you need to report information that is of an emergency nature, please contact the Kentucky State Police toll free at 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state) or call your local police/sheriff department at 911.

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