Arrest made in murder at RV Park on Friday

An arrest has been made in connection to the murder of a Russell County man at Eagles Nest RV Park over the weekend.

Kentucky State Police Post 15 released a statement Monday morning announcing the arrest of 27-year-old Jordan Coffey of Russell Springs in connection with the murder.

On Friday, November, 26 at approximately 12:52 P.M. KSP Post 15 was notified by the Russell Springs Police Department requesting assistance with an investigation of a deceased male found outside his camper with apparent stab wounds, at the Eagles Nest RV Park in Russell Springs, KY. The victim was identified as Christopher Glenn Coffey, age 38 of Russell Springs and was pronounced deceased by the Russell County Coroner.

Through investigation detectives were able to discover there had been a dispute between the victim and his spouse Jordan Coffey, age 27 of Russell Springs, KY. A warrant was obtained and Jordan Coffey was located and arrested in Cookeville, TN by the Putnam County Sheriff Department and lodged in the Putnam County Jail. This incident remains under investigation by KSP Det. Nick Davis. Det. Davis was assisted by other KSP personnel, Russell Springs Police Department and the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department.

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