Kelly Black Princeton Ky was an American woman allegedly murdered by her own husband who is now on the run with their daughter Lela.
Kentucky State police issued an AMBER Alert Monday, January 29th 2024 for a missing Princeton, Kentucky Child identified as Lela Black.
KSP says Lela is most likely with her biological father, Byron Black, who has been declared a murder suspect.
Byron is wanted for the murder of Kelly Black Princeton Ky and he’s gone on the lam with Lela.
The story has completely exploded on social media with people worried over the wellbeing of little Lela Black.
Others want to find out more about Kelly Black and her hubby, Byron, and we present what we know in this article.
Continue reading to learn more.
Who was Kelly Black Princeton Ky?
Kelly Black was an American woman, age not yet released by authorities, who has been thrust to the national spotlight due to her alleged murder by her own husband and the disappearance of her daughter.
Little is known about Kelly Black Princeton Ky aside what is in the public domain ie, she was married to Byron Black, 42 and had one child, Lela Black, 5 years old.
Kelly Black’s life was cut short sometime within the past few days, according to authorities, after her own husband allegedly shot and killed her.
Byron Black is alleged to have shot Kelly in the back of the head sometime within the last few days.
Officials state on January 28, KSP investigated the death of Kelly and determined she received a gunshot wound to the back of the head.
KSP issued an arrest warrant for the murder of Kelly.
Byron and Lela have not been heard from since Friday. Police suspect Byron to be armed and dangerous.
Troopers responded Sunday to the residence of Kelly Black in Princeton Ky looking for Lela Black but did not find her or her father.
An AMBER alert was subsequently issued for Lela Black.
Lela Black is a white female with brown eyes, brown hair, weighs approximately 40 lbs, and is 3 feet 6 inches tall.
Byron Black is a white male with brown eyes, brown hair, weighs approximately 180 lbs, and is 6 feet tall.
The duo are thought to be traveling in a white 1996 Chevy Silverado with a California plate reading “5J83779.” The vehicle also has paint peeling off the hood.
With the arrest warrant out for Byron Black for murder, police are advising anyone who sees not to approach but to Call 911.
What happened to Kelly Black?
Kentucky State Police shared an update Monday afternoon on the case of Kelly Black Princeton Ky.
The post read: “Lela Black, age 5, is missing. The juvenile was known to reside in Princeton, KY (Caldwell County).
“She is believed to be with her biological father, Byron Black, who has an arrest warrant for the murder of the juvenile’s mother. He is suspected to be armed and dangerous.
“The suspect, Byron Black, is 42 years old with brown eyes and hair and is six feet tall. They could be traveling in a 1996 Chevrolet Silverado with the California license plate 5J83779 and paint peeling off the hood.
“Anyone with information regarding this should contact KSP Post 2 at 270-676-3313.”
KSP shared the associated Amber Alert for Lela Black, writing: “On January 28, 2024 KSP was dispatched to the residence that the juvenile was known to reside in Princeton, KY. KSP responded and investigated the death of the juvenile’s mother, Kelly Black.
“Through investigation it was determined that black received a gunshot wound to the back of the head. The juvenile biological father and juvenile have not been heard from since Friday January 26, 2024.
“The juvenile is believed to be with her biological father Byron Black who has an arrest warrant for the murder of the juvenile’s mother Kelly Black. He is suspected to be armed and dangerous,”
The population was 6,329 during the 2010 U.S. Census.
Princeton is home to several notable attractions such as Adsmore Museum, Champion-Shepherdson House (home of the Princeton Art Guild), University of Kentucky Research and Education Center Botanical Garden, Capitol Cinemas, the Annual Black Patch Festival, and Newsom’s Aged Kentucky Ham.
The community at the head of Eddy Creek was first called Eddy Grove for the creek’s source at a large whirling spring. 1,700 acres (690 ha) of surrounding land was granted to the Virginian William Prince for his service during the American Revolution.
He settled there in what was then Livingston County in 1799 and erected Shandy Hall, a brick home and tavern.
Prince’s heirs and another local landowner named Thomas Frazier granted 40 acres (16 ha) around Eddy Grove and Prince’s Place towards the establishment of a new town in 1817, provided the courthouse of the newly formed Caldwell County was relocated there from Eddyville.
The county court accepted the proposal in July and named the new community Princetown, which shortened to Princeton by the time of the Eddy Grove.
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