OPD: 17-year-old charged with murder of Corban Henry

May 4, 2021 | 4:20 pm

Updated May 4, 2021 | 4:26 pm

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A 17-year-old male has been charged for the homicide of Corban Henry, according to the Owensboro Police Department.

Charges include murder, attempted murder, first-degree wanton Endangerment (four counts), receiving stolen property (firearm), and tampering with physical evidence.  

The identity of the juvenile charged cannot be released until a transfer hearing has been completed to determine if he will face charges as an adult. 


OPD announced Tuesday that these charges “were obtained after forensic analysis was completed by the Kentucky State Police Crime Lab and after consultation with both the  Commonwealth Attorney’s Office and the Daviess County Attorney’s Office. This is the culmination of an almost 8-month investigation in which numerous tips were provided by the community.”

On August 15, 2020 at approximately 10:24 pm, the Owensboro  Police Department responded to the 1500 Block of West 5th Street on a firearm  discharge. Upon arrival officers located a deceased male juvenile (15 years old)  with a single gunshot wound.  

Officers responded to the 1500 block of W. 5th Street at approximately 10:24 p.m. on Aug. 15 on a firearm discharge. Upon arrival, officers found a deceased male juvenile — later identified as 15-year-old Henry — with a single gunshot wound.

May 4, 2021 | 4:20 pm

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