In mid-October 2008, theCity of LivingstonIn KentuckyI woke up to the3 children brutally murdered and theRape andTheir mother was allegedly murdered by an attempted murderer Kristy Frensley. TheThe brutality of theCrime was so pervasive that it could even leave theEmergency workers and theResponding to law enforcement officers thescene, shaken from the core TheMethodic cruelty of the crime and theExpressions of emotionlessness the perpetrator, ex-soldier Kevin DunlapEnraged theWhole state
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Who Is Kevin Dunlap?
Kevin Wayne DunlapThis is HopkinsvilleDelivered in the US ArmyFor more than 13 years (1989-2002). AfterBeing released from the army, he joined andServe theNow defunct HopkinsvilleUnit of the Kentucky National Guard2-year term On October15, 2008, he approached Kristy FrensleyA mother of three, while she was working in her garden in theCommunity of Roaring SpringIn Trigg County, Kentucky DunlapAccording to reports, he wore a blue-colored DIRECTV polo t shirt andWhite Reebok athlete shoes andCarrying a black handgun andCable ties in white plastic
AccordingTo KristyShe had seen DunlapOnce, he had stopped by her home about a week before. theAsk for directions HeInstalled theDirecTV satellite television service andEven asked about her home, which was up for sale. HisLater, his employment records would show that he had worked for other companies. Bruister and Associates, a DirecTV installation. DunlapAccording to reports, he was forced to leave. the gun after entering Kristy’s home, tied her hands andZip ties for the ankles andShe shifted her into the bedroom.
Shortly after, as Kristy’s children — Ethan Frensley, 5, Kortney McBurney-Frensley, 14, and 17-year-old Kayla Williams — returned home from school, DunlapAllowed theThree children in one bedroom HeThen, they were gag-gagged and tied EthanWith pantyhose and theTwo girls were fitted with zip ties and moved to another area. the house. DunlapThen, he began to rape Kristy. AfterwardHe washed her and put her in bed. andAttempted to strangle andUse a pillow to smother her.
DunlapAlso, a butter knife was used to stab KristyOnce in theLeft ear andBefore she injures her, she stabbed her in the lower back twice. the neck four times andTry to cut her neck. DunlapIt was so brutal, that eventually, theTake care of theButter knife broken andIt got lodged in her neck. OnlyAfter being fooled by KristyPretending to be dead was a good idea. DunlapLeave theRoom andProceed to the children. MedicalRecords show that Ethan, theThe youngest theChildren were stabbed an awful nine times. HeSix times stabbed in theOnce in, you can go back. theStomach andDo it twice theOne wound punctured his heart, and he was left with a swollen chest.
Kortney was stabbed four times – once in theRight side of theNeck andShe was stabbed three times in her chest with one of the wounds piercing. the left lung. KaylaHe was also stabbed in the neck, andHer throat was slit from ear to, theLaceration so deep that her trachea could be seen DunlapA serrated steak knife was used, whose blade fell off andLater, it was discovered in Kayla’s sweatshirt during the autopsy. DunlapHad poured flammable fluid on theFloor of Kristy’s bedroom andSet it on fire. Bound, mutilated, andNearly on her deathbed KristyEscape by rolling through one the FrenchWindows theThe room that led to the pool deck.
Kristyable to roll into thePool badly burned, where is it? Sheriff’s deputy would retrieve her from later. DunlapSet theHouse set ablaze and left. TheNeighbors saw theFire and inform the police, andSaved the day the victims. EventuallyOnly KristyWas found alive andRush to the Jennie Stuart Medical Center. Kayla’s friend Matt LedfordTelled thepolice regarding where he was stopped Kristy’s house in theAfternoon of the fateful day. While parking his car, he saw a “champagne-colored 2004 to 2006 model extended cab Chevrolet SilveradoTruck with a trailer hitch and the letters ‘HEY’ on the license plate”.
AfterMatching vehicle registration records Dunlap’s automobile, theInvestigators obtained a search warrant based upon the description. MedicalExaminers were treated Kristy, andA vaginal swab revealed DNA evidence that was matched Dunlap’s. AuthoritiesHe was robbed of his home Kristy’s DNA was found on the driver’s seatbelt of his car and Kortney’s DNA on his tennis shoes. DunlapHe was taken into custody 3 days later the massacre, on October18, 2008, at his home Cox Mill Road.
Where Is Kevin Dunlap Today?
A Trigg County Grand JuryIndicted Kevin on a multitude of charges — one count each of first-degree rape, first-degree burglary, attempted murder, first-degree arson, andEach count of tampering and capital kidnapping is 3 andCapital murder TheProsecutors sought the death sentence. On February 9, 2010, one day before theThe jury selection was to commence. DunlapHe changed his plea to guilty, against theAdvice from his legal counsel
On March 19, 2010, DunlapHe was sentenced to death ApartApart from six death sentences, he also received three life sentences for first-degree arson and rape. and kidnapping, and55 years imprisonment for attempted murder, evidence manipulation, and first-degree burglary. Trigg Circuit Judge C.A. “Woody” WoodallAdressed Dunlap, saying, “Your admission to those crimes speaks better than I ever could.” Even the Commonwealth Attorney, G.L. OveyDefended theSentence andTelled the court, “If there’s ever a case … that cries out for the death penalty, it is this case.”
TheThe gruesomeness of Dunlap’s crimes was rightly summarized by theFather of one theChild victims Doug Williams. InHis written statement to thehe addressed to the court Dunlap, saying, “I still find it hard to understand how you can sit motionless, emotionless, andAs void of reaction the many photos andAccounts of theThis courtroom was able to hear the full details of your crimes. It’s clearly evident that you have no remorse for your crimes against my family and this society.”
However14 years after his horrible crime andHe was sentenced more than a decade later. Dunlap’s new legal counsel filed a retrial motion in July 2022. DunlapCurrently, he is 50 years old and on death row, is presentlyIncarcerated in a cell at the Kentucky State Penitentiary in Eddyville.
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