WKU Public Radio News Staff
Tue December 10, 2002
Adair County Couple Killed; Son is Suspect
Columbia, Kentucky – Police continue looking for a teenager accused of fatally shooting his parents in their rural Adair County home.
Sixteen-year-old Blake P. Walker is wanted on two counts of murder in the deaths of 55-year-old Barbara Peterson and 54-year-old Brian Walker.
Kentucky State Police say the couple was shot multiple times with a handgun Sunday in their home in the Knifley community, east of Columbia.
Authorities have no motive for the shootings, and were not aware of any problems between Walker and his parents. Police he think he acted alone.
Walker is described as being 5-foot-8, 140 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He is believed to be driving a four-door, Maroon, 2000 Saturn with the license plate number 1-8-0-F-V-L.