Police are searching for a Magoffin County man who was recently charged with murder
Police are searching for a Magoffin County man who was recently charged with murder in connection with a Johnson County crash last spring. Wymt is reporting a Magoffin County man has been charged with murder in connection with a crash on US23 in May. Police say Gene Helton was driving a coal truck while impaired and crashed into the back of a pickup truck killing a woman. Police believe 36 year old Miranda Martin was riding in the bed of the pickup and was thrown from the truck where she died at the scene. Authorities say they feel they have evidence needed to charge Helton with murder. Police are currently searching for Helton who is from Magoffin County and are asking anyone with any information as to the possible whereabouts of Helton to contact them.