Todd County Death Investigation

By: Ryan Dearbone
By: Ryan Dearbone

At around Noon Monday, Kentucky State Police were notified of a body in a cornfield at the intersection of Kentucky 848 and U.S. 79.

The victim appeared to have been shot.

KSP has identified the victim as 32-year-old black male, Tommie Curtis Pridgen from Clarksville, TN.

A man who lives less than 100 feet from where the body was discovered, who declined to be on camera or give his name, went to the scene and said there was bullet fragments and casing of a 9 milli-meter in the road.

The victim's blood was also found on the road.

The man says the body was found by another man who was spraying the cornfield for weeds.

He also says he heard at least one gunshot...or what he thought sounded like the early morning hours Monday.

Kentucky State Police is asking for any information concerning this case. If you know anything you are urged to call Kentucky State Police at (270) 676-3313.

Stay connected to for more information on this developing story.

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