Person Of Interest Identified In Pulaski County Homicide

Posted at 10:33 AM, Jun 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-07 10:33:12-04

PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– There is now a person of interest in the murder of a Burnside man, according to the sheriff’s department. 

Officials found the body of 87-year-old Arlie Owens on May 25 inside his home in the Antioch area.

26-year-old David Strong has been identified as a “person of interest” in the case.

He has already been arrested on an attempted murder charge and is currently in custody. 

Deputies were looking for the suspect in an armed robbery May 27 at the Slate Branch Quick Mart. 

They developed a person of interest, David Strong, connected to the getaway vehicle used in the robbery.

Upon arriving at his home, Strong fled on foot and fired shots at a civilian who tackled him and deputies. 

No one was injured.

Strong was arrested and lodged in the Pulaski County Detention Center.