MCKEE, Ky. (FOX 56) — The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post, is now investigating the death of Jackson County resident Mary King Abrams as a homicide.
KSP said their investigation indicates that a vehicle belonging to Abrams was stolen from her residence. The vehicle was identified as a gray 2017 Ford Escape with the believed license plate of 151-XXR.
Authorities emphasized that if you see the vehicle you should not attempt to approach or contact the occupants, they are considered to be armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation, or observed suspicious activity in the area of Rice Hill Road, is asked to call local law enforcement or the Kentucky State Police Post 7 at (859)-623-2404.
Authorities now say that foul play is suspected in the death case of 83-year-old Jackson County resident, Mary King Abrams.
Abrams was found deceased in her home on Saturday evening due to a fatal puncture wound.
An autopsy was performed at the Medical Examiner’s Office in Frankfort. The investigation is ongoing but police said foul play is suspected.
Jackson County Deputy Coroner Lonnie Hacker told FOX 56 that the victim’s car was stolen but they still need information from the public to continue the investigation.
If anyone has any information regarding this investigation, call the Kentucky State Police Post 7 at (859)-623-2404 or you can remain anonymous by calling 1-800-222-5555 or using the KSP app on your smartphone or tablet.
Kentucky State Police received a call from Jackson County 911 asking for assistance in a death investigation.
On Saturday at around 8:33 p.m., KSP was notified about a woman who had been found dead inside of a residence on Rice Hill Road in McKee.
According to KSP, a preliminary investigation revealed that 83-year-old Mary King Abrams had suffered fatal injuries from a possible puncture wound. An autopsy will be performed in Frankfort at the Medical Examiner’s Office to confirm Abrams’ cause of death.
This is a developing story. Stay with FOX 56 for updates.