Kentucky State Police arrest two adults in Scottsville homicide

SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. – Kentucky State Police obtained arrest warrants Wednesday for two adults and obtained a juvenile detainer for a boy in the May 7 homicide of Justin Wix in Allen County.

Police were called to the home May 7 and found Wix dead in the yard near a driveway.

Wednesday detectives obtained arrest warrants for Sevonte Sumpter-Bay, 20, of Brownsburg, Ind. and Derek Lucas, 21, of Jamestown, Ind., in connection with Wix’s homicide in Allen County, according to a release from Kentucky State Police.  Sumpter-Bay, Lucas and a juvenile male were taken into custody in Indiana.

The adults are charged with murder and first-degree robbery. Charges are pending extradition for the juvenile.

All are awaiting extradition to Kentucky.

“Brownsburg (Ind.) Police Department was a huge help in the apprehension of the three,” KSP Post 3 spokesman Trooper Daniel Priddy said.