Murder Investigation Continues in Allen County

Police are investigating a murder after a body was found Friday in Allen County.

The Kentucky State Police received a call from the Allen County Sheriff's Department on Oct. 19 that a body was found in the water near a boat ramp at the end of Brownsford Rd.

A preliminary autopsy by the medical examiner's office determined that the victim, Luis Rodriguez, was murdered.

During the investigation, KSP and the Barren County Sheriff's Department received information as to the possible location of the homicide scene.

Investigators obtained search warrants on Winn School Rd. in Barren County and uncovered an indoor marijuana grow at the property of David Houchens.

Houchens was arrested for trafficking marijuana and lodged in the Barren County Jail.

KSP is still investigating the murder of Rodriguez with David Houchens being a person of interest.

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