Crime Stoppers: 1972 Monty Coyle Cold Case Murder

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) -- The Bowling Green Police Department is trying to gather information on a homicide which occurred in the spring of 1972.

Monty Coyle

On March 27th, 1972, 24-year-old Monty Coyle was closing up the Adams Street Liquor Store at the corner of E. 10th Avenue and Adams Street ,where he was a part-time employee. Coyle was approached from behind by a man who shot him in the back and robbed him of the store's money. Coyle died a short time later while in surgery.

Detectives with the Bowling Green Police Department are pouring over the evidence and re-interviewing several people related to the case. Detectives strongly believe people in the community have information about who killed Monty Coyle. Anyone with any information is encouraged to call Detective Alan Casada at 270-393-4507 or call Crime Stoppers to leave an anonymous tip.

If you have information about this or any crime, please call South Central Kentucky Crime Stoppers at 781-CLUE, toll free at 866-842-CLUE, or click the link beside this story to go to their website.

You can also "text a tip" to Crime Stoppers. Text "SCKY" plus your message to 274637 (Crimes). All information is secure and you will remain anonymous.

Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name. Their telephone lines are not recorded and they don't use caller ID or *69.

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