CCSO Investigating Possible Homicide

Written by on August 23, 2017

On August 22nd the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Midland Road. Sheriff Scott Matheny said a 10-year-old child had called 911.  The child said her father was hitting her mother. Deputies responded to the scene and secured the child outside the home.

Upon entering the residence two adults were located. Matheny said 41-year-old Kayleen Welch was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim’s husband, 46-year-old Timothy Welch, was taken into custody at the scene.

Official charges are pending and an autopsy of the victim is anticipated for today. The child was placed in protective custody.

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