, Corbin, KY

October 31, 2012

Man charged with murder waived to Laurel Grand Jury

The Times-Tribune

CORBIN — By Becky Killian, Editor

A man charged in the murder of his 25-year-old girlfriend has had his case waived to a Laurel County Grand Jury.

Sean Messer, 34, had a hearing in Laurel District Court Tuesday. It was decided then the Laurel County Circuit Court Grand Jury will hear his case.

Messer was arrested early morning on Oct. 23 in connection with the stabbing death of Pamela S. Bobbitt. She was found by police inside her home at Plantation Apartments after 11 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22. She had suffered multiple stab wounds and was declared dead at Saint Joseph-London hospital by the Laurel County Coroner’s Office.

Messer was arrested about three hours later when he tried to retrieve his car, which was under police surveillance. He was charged with murder.

Messer remains in the Laurel County Correctional Center and his bail is set at $250,000 cash.