Two arrested in Clay County murder case

CLAY COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Two men have been arrested in connection with a Clay County murder case.

Kentucky State Police tell us Gerald Lee Sizemore, 52, of Manchester, and Vernon R. Delph, 46, also of Manchester, were both arrested in connection with the death of Eli Marcum.

Troopers began investigating when a report was received in December of a person found dead on Saw Mill Road in the Crawlfish community. Marcum's burned body was later found. He had been reported missing about a week earlier.

Police continue to investigate. The two men are listed in the Clay County Detention Center.

According to the jail website, both are charged with murder. Delph is also charged with possession of methamphetamine. Sizemore is also charged with wanton endangerment.


You must be logged in to post comments.

Username:
Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:

WKYT

2851 Winchester Rd. Lexington, Ky 40509 859-299-0411 - switchboard 859-299-2727 - newsroom
Register for Email
RSS Feeds
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 192119031 - wkyt.com/a?a=192119031
Gray Television, Inc.