Magnolia, KY (July 29, 2022)- On Friday evening, July 29th just before 6:00 PM, KSP Post 3 was requested by the Hart County Sheriff's Office to conduct a death investigation in the Magnolia community. Hart County deputies responded to 10070 Hammonsville Road and located a deceased male in a yard near the residence.
KSP uniformed troopers and detectives responded to the scene, preliminary investigation has revealed Robert W. Myers age 78, confronted some men that were actively taking items from his property, the confrontation lead to Myers sustaining multiple gunshot wounds, contributing to his death. Robert Myers was pronounced deceased on scene by the Hart County Coroner’s Office, the male suspects were observed leaving the scene in a Uhaul truck traveling north on KY 357 in Hart County.
Two Hardin County men were arrested Saturday, KSP arrested Cecil Daniels age 21 and Brandon M. Hodge both of Elizabethtown were charged with murder, the investigation continues by Kentucky State Police Detectives.