TheTimesTribune.com, Corbin, KY

Local News

March 23, 2011

Lisa Gilliam surrenders

Charged with murder of husband Larry Gilliam

CORBIN — By Carl Keith Greene / Staff Writer

Lisa Gilliam, 42, charged with murdering her husband of 44 days — London lawyer Larry Gilliam — surrendered to London Police just after 11 a.m. Tuesday.

After turning herself in to Detective Alan Harris, she was taken to the Laurel Detention Center.

An arrest warrant had been issued earlier in the day, said London Police Chief Stewart Walker.

An indictment charging her with the Jan. 7 murder of her husband was returned in Laurel Circuit Court Friday.

Just before 3 p.m. Jan. 7, London police were sent to the office in the 100 block of East Fourth Street.

Walker said when his officers arrived at the office, they found that Larry Gilliam, 59, had a single gunshot wound in the chest. He was taken to Saint Joseph-London hospital where he died.

A team including the London police, Laurel sheriff’s deputies and the Kentucky State Police investigated the shooting along with the state medical examiner and the KSP forensic laboratory.

He said Lisa Gilliam was the only other person in the office and she called the 911 dispatch center.

She had been taken to the police station, “so she would have some kind of knowledge of what was going on.” At that time, she wasn’t being detained.

1
Text Only
Local News
Front page
Featured Ads
AP Video
Disbanding Muslim Surveillance Draws Praise Hundreds Missing After South Korean Ferry Sinks Passengers Abuzz After Plane Hits Swarm of Bees Boston Bomb Scare Defendant Appears in Court Pistorius Trial: Adjourned Until May 5 Diaz Gets Physical for New Comedy Raw: Ferry Sinks Off South Korean Coast Town, Victims Remember Texas Blast Freeze Leaves Florida Panhandle With Dead Trees At Boston Marathon, a Chance to Finally Finish Are School Dress Codes Too Strict? Raw: Fatal Ferry Boat Accident Suspicious Bags Found Near Marathon Finish Line Boston Marks the 1st Anniversary of Bombing NYPD Ends Muslim Surveillance Program 8-year-old Boy Gets His Wish: Fly Like Iron Man Sex Offenders Arrested in Slayings of CA Women India's Transgenders Celebrate Historic Ruling Tributes Mark Boston Bombing Anniversary Raw: Kan. Shooting Suspect Faces Judge
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter