DAILYKENN.com -- Deanie Logan, age 83, was fatally shot in her Shelbyville, Kentucky home. Arrested after the crime is 34-year-old Alvin L. Brooks.
"Brooks' wife told police that Brooks told her he shot an elderly woman and took $500 cash," state-journal.com reported.
The victim was found dead in her home on November 23, 2020. The crime appears to have occurred on November 21.
[Man charged in death of Shelbyville woman, state-journal.com, Nov 27, 2020]
Investigators said Brooks is the suspect in the shooting of Deanie Logan, who was found dead Monday at her home on Zaring Mill Road. The coroner's office said the 83-year-old woman died of a gunshot wound.[Shelbyville man accused of shooting, stealing money from 83-year-old woman found dead at home, WLKY Digital Team, Updated: 5:40 PM EST Nov 27, 2020]
According to the sheriff's office, a witness told police that they spotted a suspicious vehicle in the driveway of the home over the weekend. Investigators were able to track down the vehicle, a white car with plastic over the driver's side window, and also located a firearm they said matched casings found at the victim's home.
Brooks allegedly told investigators that he was on Zaring Mill Road Saturday night, but that he had no role in the murder, according to the arrest report.
Investigators said they interviewed Brooks' wife who told them that her husband had shot an elderly woman on Saturday and took $500 from the victim.
According to the arrest report, Brooks showed his wife the victim's purse and identification before dumping the items in a body of water.
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