Man charged with murder in death investigation of Auburn woman

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A man has been arrested in connection with the death of an Auburn woman.

On Sunday, Dec. 11 around 8 a.m., Franklin police and Simpson County EMS were dispatched to the Holiday Inn Express after friends of Felecia Peacock, 50, found her unconscious in her hotel room.

Upon arrival, paramedics notified the Simpson County Coroner’s Office and said Peacock was dead.

As a result of a death investigation, detectives applied for an arrest warrant for Kristen Neil Tunks, 51, of Bowling Green.

On Monday, Dec. 19, Bowling Green Police Department officers located Tunks at the Mint Gaming Hall in Bowling Green and took him into custody without incident.

BGPD served a warrant for murder – domestic violence and tampering with physical evidence.

Tunks was taken to the Warren County Detention Center. He has since been released from the Warren County Detention Center and transferred to the Simpson County Detention Center under a $500,000 cash bond.