Kenneth A. Keith http://wkyufm.org en Lawsuit Filed Over Danville Pawnshop Shootings http://wkyufm.org/post/lawsuit-filed-over-danville-pawnshop-shootings <p>A man accused of killing three people inside a central Kentucky pawnshop last year now faces a lawsuit filed by the mother of one of the victims. Barbara Lewis filed the lawsuit against 49 year old Burnside pastor Kenneth Allen Keith on behalf of herself and her two grandchildren who are 10 years and 20 months old.</p><p>Lewis' son, 35 year old Michael Hockensmith, and his wife, 38 year old Angela Hockensmith, of Stanford and 60 year old gold broker Daniel Smith of Richmond were killed in the shootings.</p><p>The lawsuit filed in Boyle County Circuit Court seeks $665,000 for Michael Hockensmith's lost wages and $7,341 for funeral expenses as well as unspecified damages and damages for the two children. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 11:11:20 +0000 Associated Press 49095 at http://wkyufm.org Attorney: Burnside Pastor Wrongly Accused in Slayings http://wkyufm.org/post/attorney-burnside-pastor-wrongly-accused-slayings <p>The attorney for a Pulaski County pastor accused of gunning down three people in a pawn shop says his client was not in the store on the day of the slayings.<br /><br />Attorney Mark Stanziano said Friday there are people who can back up Kenneth Allen Keith&#39;s claim he never went to the Danville store on Sept. 20 when the shootings occurred. Keith was arrested Wednesday and charged with three counts of murder and one count of robbery. He&#39;s being held in the Boyle County Detention Center.<br /><br />Prosecutor Richie Bottoms says he&#39;s &quot;100 percent confident&quot; he can get a conviction against Keith.<br /> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 22:09:45 +0000 Associated Press 38354 at http://wkyufm.org Attorney: Burnside Pastor Wrongly Accused in Slayings Pulaski County Pastor Charged in Danville Pawn Shop Killings http://wkyufm.org/post/pulaski-county-pastor-charged-danville-pawn-shop-killings <p></p><p>Police say a Pulaski County pastor has been arrested and charged with murder in the September 20th triple slaying at a Danville pawn shop.</p><p>The Advocate-Messenger reports 48-year-old Kenneth A. Keith of Burnside was arrested Wednesday afternoon and charged with three counts of murder and robbery in the shootings at ABC Gold, Games And More. Danville police Captain Robert Estill said authorities executed three search warrants at Keith&#39;s church, business and home.</p><p>Keith is pastor at Main Street Baptist Church in Burnside and has a gold buying business in Somerset.</p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 10:26:24 +0000 WKU Public Radio News 38259 at http://wkyufm.org Pulaski County Pastor Charged in Danville Pawn Shop Killings