Annual Humphries memorial set for Saturday
by Justin McGill, Executive Editor -- jmcgill@cadizrecord.com
Jun 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The memory of a Cadiz murder victim is being kept alive by her family and friends while the desire for closure remains.

Chantelle Humphries of Cadiz was murdered June 24, 2002. The person responsible for her death remains at large.

While family members hold out hope that the killer will be found and brought to justice, they also continue to honor Humphries’ memory and invite members of the community to do the same near the anniversary of her death.

Carrie Baker, Humphries’ younger sister, said family and friends will gather at 6 p.m. Saturday at an open lot on the corner of Line Street and Martindale Drive for a remembrance and celebration ceremony.

Baker said there will be several singing groups on hand, and family and friends will provide a tribute to Humphries. The theme of this year’s event is “Chantelle Matters.”

“That’s the theme because Chantelle does matter,” Baker said. “We just want the case to be closed.”

Baker said she will soon unveil a website dedicated to her sister and the family’s continued hope for information that will lead to the closing of the case.

Humphries’ murder is listed as a cold case on the Kentucky State Police web site. Detective Michelle Kent of KSP Post One in Mayfield is the investigating officer. She said KSP has received some useful information on the case and continues the investigation.
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