Man found dead in Walmart parking lot identified

Police arrested Kendall Lincoln on Tuesday
Posted at 9:16 PM, Dec 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-04 14:29:19-05

HARDIN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in Hardin County have made an arrest after a man was found dead in his car in a Walmart parking lot.

Officers were called to the Walmart in Radcliffe just after 10 p.m. on Monday for a reported shooting. That is when officers found the victim's body inside of a car.

On Wednesday, the Hardin County Coroner identified the victim as 20-year-old Cornelius Tory from Vine Grove. His cause of death was multiple gunshot wounds.

On Tuesday afternoon, police arrested 21-year-old Kendall Lincoln after a traffic stop.

According to arrest documents, Lincoln shot the victim 8 times with a .45 caliber handgun. He also stole from Tory after the shooting.

In a recorded interview with Radcliff Police Department, Lincoln admitted to these crimes.

He has now been faced with the following charges:

  • Murder
  • Robbery in the first degree
  • Theft by failure to make required disposition of property $10,000 or more
  • Probation violation for felony offense