Man indicted of murder arrested in Simpson County

FRANKLIN, Ky. – On Tuesday, March 22, the Simpson County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man recently indicted of murder in LaRue County.

According to a social media post by the sheriff’s office, SCSO received information from Kentucky State Police detectives of a possible location of the man at 201 Molly Avenue in Franklin. Both the SCSO and the South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force responded to the residence.

Shawn C. Puyear, 41, of Louisville was located inside the residence and was arrested.

Puyear was charged with one count of murder, one count of abuse of a corpse and one count of tampering with physical evidence.

Puyear was lodged in LaRue County Detention Center on a $1,000,000 cash bond.